Gary Born

Gary Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. He is widely regarded as the world’s
preeminent authority on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. Gary Born has been ranked for the past 20 years as one of the world’s
leading international arbitration practitioners and the leading arbitration practitioner in London.
He has participated in more than 550 international arbitrations, including four of the largest ICC arbitrations and several of the most significant ad hoc arbitrations in recent history. Gary Born has represented European, US, Asian and other companies in arbitrations under all leading institutional rules (ICC, LCIA, AAA, Vienna, Stockholm, ICSID) and in ad hoc arbitrations in all leading international seats (London, Paris, Geneva/Zurich, Vienna, Stockholm, New York, Washington, Singapore). He has particular experience in joint venture, investor-state, M&A, investment banking and other financial services, project finance, energy, oil and gas, intellectual property and insurance disputes. He also sits as arbitrator (presiding arbitrator, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator). Gary Born has served as arbitrator in more than 175 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.
He is an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of St. Gallen. Gary Born has also taught at Harvard Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Stanford Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, National University of Singapore, Tsinghua University School of Law, Peking University School of Transnational Law, University of Virginia College of Law, University College London and the University of Arizona College of Law. He is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (2d ed. 2014), the leading commentary on the subject, together with numerous other publications on international dispute resolution.
Gary Born is one of only three lawyers in the world, and the only lawyer in London, to receive global “starred” status in Chambers rankings for international arbitration.