Thomas Gaultier

Thomas is a New York qualified attorney and counselor-at-law, currently Of Counsel at AAA Advogados in Lisbon. He is a graduate from the University of Paris X Nanterre Law School. He has an LL.M in Alternative Dispute Resolution of the University of Texas in Austin (2008/2009), during which he focused on International Arbitration and Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Mediation, as well as became a certified mediator, and where he participated in the Graduate Portfolio Program in Alternative Dispute Resolution, presenting his research on the theme of "Cyber- Arbitration". He co-Authored of the Portuguese Chapter of EU Mediation Law and Practice (published by Oxford University Press in October 2012), the Portuguese Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2010 / Portugal – Global Legal Group (GLG) – (Published in August 2010) and has won the Consulegis Thomas Marx award for 2010 with his paper in the topic of "Cross-Border Commercial Mediation". He is the Vice-President and co-founder of the ICFML – Instituto de Certificação e formação de Mediadores Lusófonos , a non-profit organization aimed at training and certifying Portuguese-speaking mediators. Thomas teaches mediation and negotiation with the ICFML.