Robert B. Davidson, Esq. is a full-time arbitrator and mediator, and the Executive Director of JAMS Arbitration Practice. He has arbitrated approximately 70 cases as sole arbitrator and as a member of tripartite panels in both institutional and ad hoc settings. Cases arbitrated have involved complex commercial business issues, including contract actions, insurance and reinsurance claims, oil and gas disputes, securities, tax, construction, real estate, intellectual property, employment disputes, and sports matters.
Over the course of his career as a litigation partner at a major international law firm, Mr. Davidson acted as counsel for clients in approximately 100 arbitrations involving a variety of disputes, including serving as lead counsel in numerous domestic and international arbitrations, including 11 cases before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal (more than any other lawyer), cases before the U.N. Compensation Commission (established to determine claims against Iraq arising out of the first Gulf war), cases before the International Chamber of Commerce, the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, and ad hoc panels.
Mr. Davidson has also mediated numerous commercial disputes involving securities, intellectual property, tax, employment, construction, real estate, aircraft leasing, and other commercial matters.