Mr. Gary B. Born is the chair of the International Arbitration Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP. He is widely regarded as the pre-eminent authority on international commercial arbitration. Mr. Born has participated in more than 675 international arbitrations, including four of the largest ICC arbitrations and several of the most significant ad hoc arbitrations in recent history. He is consistently ranked as one of the leading practitioners in the field. He is also one of the only three lawyers in the world to hold the global “starred” status in Chambers’ rankings. 

Mr. Born has represented multi-national corporations in arbitrations under all leading institutional rules and ad hoc arbitrations in all leading international seats. He was selected by leading international arbitrators and peer practitioners to receive the Global Arbitration Review’s inaugural “Advocate of the Year” award for 2010. He regularly teaches at Harvard Law School, Stanford Law School, St. Gallen University, Georgetown University Law Centre, National University of Singapore, University of Virginia College of Law, University College London and the University of Arizona College of Law.

Mr. Born is the former President of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Court of Arbitration. He is also a Member of the American Law Institute and has served on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law and as co-chair of the ABA International Section, Committee on International Aspects of Litigation. 

He has published several leading works on international arbitration, international litigation, and other forms of dispute resolution. He is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer 2d ed. 2014), the leading treatise in the field, which has received the American Society of International Law’s Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship and OGEMID’s Book of the Year Award for 2009.