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Barry Garfinkel



Current Employer:

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP


Firm practice leader in international arbitration and international litigation cases. Practice has involved diverse general business litigation, contract and joint venture disputes, international corporate securities and commercial matters. Former head of firm's national litigation practice. ADR Experience: Arbitrate and mediate various complex cases involving multi-million dollar commercial and construction disputes. Served as arbitrator (panel member and chairman) and has represented clients in AAA large complex cases, in matter under the International Chamber of Commerce Rules and in UNCITRAL, LCIA and other proceedings. Member of the London Court of International Arbitration and AAA's International Panel

Work History:

Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom 1961-2000; Of Counsel, 2000 - present Associate, Skadden, Arps, 1956 - 1961; Law Clerk, Judge Edward Weinfeld, U.S. District Court, 1955-56


Member, AAA Advisory Committee on Training of International Arbitrators; AAA International Arbitrator Train-the-Trainer course, New York, 9/99; AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training, New York, 6/99; AAA International Commercial Arbitration Training, Florida, 10/93.


International Arbitration Committee (AAA); Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; (Committee on International Commecial Dispute Resolution) International Bar Association; American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow); American Law Institute; Practising Law Institute (Chairman of the Board).


College of City of New York (BSS - 1950); Yale University (LLB-1955) (Managing Editor, Yale Law Journal)


Co-author, Ambiguity in 'Arising' Phrases", AAA Currents (December"


2001); Co-author

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