Faculty 2016

Michelle Glassman Bock

Portrait of Michelle Glassman Bock (© Squire Patton Boggs)

Michelle Glassman Bock (© Squire Patton Boggs)

Partner in Squire Patton Boggs’s International Dispute Resolution Practice; Lecturer on International Litigation and Arbitration in the LLM program at Université Libre de Bruxelles; Featured in "Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2017-2021" and recognized as a Gobal Leader in "Who's Who Legal: Arbitration" 2021-2022 and "Who's is Who Legal: Energy - Oil & Gas" 2022. 

 

Selected Publications: Flexibility from Uncertainty, in LNG Industry (August 2022); The Evolution of Natural Gas Price Review Arbitrations, in The Guide to Energy Arbitration, Global Arbitration Review (2022); Force Majeure Issues in Today's Gas Market, in Global Arbitration Review (July 2022); Gas Payment Issues in Europe: What Are the Next Steps? in Global Arbitration Review (2022); Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration in Wilhelmi, R., Stürner, M. (eds.) Mehrparteienschiedsverfahren Juridicum Schriften zum Unternehmens- und Wirtschaftsrecht, Spring (2021); The Adjustment Phase in Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations (2020).

Christian Koller

Portrait Christian Koller

Christian Koller (© Paris Zizos)

Professor at the University of Vienna; former professor at the University of Innsbruck; held a position as a Post-Doctoral Researcher and Erwin-Schrödinger-Fellow at the University of Zurich from 2009 to 2011; specializes in international commercial arbitration and litigation; main areas of interest include domestic and international civil procedure and its interfaces with private law, international insolvency law, conflict of laws and comparative law.

Christian W. Konrad

portrait Christian Konrad

Christian Konrad (© Christian Postl)

Founding and managing partner of Konrad Partners; Austrian Attorney at Law (Rechtsanwalt), Solicitor (England & Wales), Euroadvokat (Czech Republic and Slovak Republic); immediate past Vice-President of the Kosovo Permanent Tribunal of Arbitration; Chartered Arbitrator at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; specializes in commercial and investment arbitration; has extensive experience with arbitral practice, procedure and advocacy both in civil and common law systems; regularly acts as counsel and as arbitrator in ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations; regularly advises clients on the protection of their investments with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe and on the enforcement of arbitral awards and court judgments; member of the panels of various arbitration institutions worldwide; member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR; member of the ICC Taskforce “Addressing issues of corruption in international arbitration”; co-founding member of the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners (YAAP).

 

Author of numerous publications in the field of arbitration and investment protection.

Paul Oberhammer

Portrait Paul Oberhammer

Paul Oberhammer

Professor at the University of Vienna; permanent visiting professor at the Law School of St. Gallen University, Switzerland; formerly full professor at Halle-Wittenberg University, Germany and at Zurich University, Switzerland; admitted to the bar in Hamburg, Germany; serves as of counsel with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, London (International Arbitration Practice Group); chairman of the working group that drafted the Austrian law on arbitration which was enacted in 2006; practical experience in different fields of arbitration as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and chairman, mainly in ICC, VIAC, ad-hoc, and SCAI arbitrations.

 

Author of about 250 legal publications, among them studies on international arbitration, litigation, civil and commercial law.

Helmut Ortner

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Helmut Ortner

Founding Partner of Peters Ortner Partners; focuses on complex multi-jurisdictional disputes; admitted to the New York and the Austrian bar; studied economics and law in Innsbruck, Vienna and at Yale Law School; lecturer on comparative law and alternative dispute resolution at various universities, including the University of Vienna, Linz, and Innsbruck, as well as the Europainstitut in Saarbrücken. 

 

Selected Publications: together with T. Tiede and B. Koch: Conflict of Law – Text and Materials, (5th ed. 2018); together with F. T. Schwarz and J. A. Trenor (eds.): Contractual Performance and COVID-19 (2020); together with M. Kern and K. Plavec: Applicable Law (2020); together with F. Schwarz: Does a Right to a Physical Hearing Exist in International Arbitration? (2021); together with C. Fischer-Czermak and C. Nigsch: Private Law in Graphs (5th ed. 2021).

August Reinisch

Portrait August Reinisch

August Reinisch

Studied law at the University of Vienna (Mag. iur, Dr. iur.) and at New York University (LL.M.) specializing in International Law; professor of Public International law at the University of Vienna; professorial lecturer at the Bologna Center/SAIS of the Johns Hopkins University, visiting professor at the University of New South Wales, Sydney/Australia and lecturer at the Donauuniversität Krems; attorney at law in New York and Connecticut; serves as expert, counsel and arbitrator in international arbitration; co-editor of International Organizations Law Review, International Legal Materials and Oxford Reports on International Law in Domestic Courts.

Stefan Riegler

Portrait Stefan Riegler

Stefan Riegler

Mag. iur., Dr. iur., LL.M.; studied at the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics and Political Science; founding member and former chairman of the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners and member of various arbitration organizations; partner at Baker and McKenzie; counsel before state courts and arbitral tribunals; arbitrator; formerly served as a partner of Wolf Theiss; significant experience in dispute resolution; has authored several articles and publications, including Arbitration Law of Austria: Practice and Procedure.

Patricia Shaughnessy

Portrait Patricia Shaughnessy

Patricia Shaughnessy

Professor at Stockholm University where she created the Master of International Commercial Arbitration Law Program; specializes in international disputes and commercial law; a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration, and a board member of the SCC Arbitration Institute from 2006 and Vice-Chair from 2012 – 2019, as well as a member of the drafting committees for the SCC Rules; a government-appointed expert on the legislative committee for the 2019 revisions to the Swedish Arbitration Act; acts as an arbitrator, expert, and consultant, and leads projects related to commercial law and dispute resolution in many countries; has served as a fellow to the US Supreme Court; prior to her academic career, she practiced law for ten years in the US; specialized in commercial law and litigation.

She publishes extensively and is a frequent speaker at leading universities and international conferences.