Drawing upon 55 years of practiced experience in law, Arthur W. Rovine, LLB, PhD, has been an adjunct professor of law at Fordham University since 2005. A former partner of Baker McKenzie for 20 years, he has served as an international arbitrator since his departure from the firm under ICSID, NAFTA, PCA, and ICC/AAA/ICDR. Additionally, he was the director of the annual Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation at Fordham Law School and the editor of the annual volume “Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers” from 2006 to 2015. Prior to his tenure at Baker McKenzie, Dr. Rovine served the U.S. Department of State as the first Agent of the U.S. Government to the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal and an Assistant Legal Advisor. He also briefly served as an assistant professor at Cornell University and associate at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle.
Dr. Rovine has held a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania since 1958, a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard University since 1961, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University since 1966. He has been admitted to practice law in New York and Washington, D.C. He is a former president of the American Society of International Law and chairman of the International Law section of the American Bar Association. He is also a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and recently sat as chairman of the International Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association.
In light of his outstanding undertakings in law, Dr. Rovine was honored with the Certificate of Merit by the American Society of International Law in 1974. He has additionally been featured in multiple Who’s Who publications since 1988.
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