Timothy G. Nelson is a New York partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, practicing international litigation and arbitration. He has appeared before arbitral tribunals of ICSID, the ICDR, the AAA, the LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, JAMS and the ICC as well as arbitrations governed by the UNCITRAL rules, and has litigated numerous high-profile international cases before U.S. federal and state courts, including disputes arising under the New York Convention, the Hague Service Convention and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. He represents corporate clients from a broad range of sectors, including energy (oil and gas, nuclear and alternative power), mining, cement, finance, insurance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, hotel, motor racing and property investment, and also advises sovereign entities. He has handled numerous investor-state cases, including the well-known cases of Kardassopoulos v. Georgia and Cemex Caracas Investments B.V. v. Venezuela, and is widely published and frequently quoted by the media on BIT, ECT, NAFTA and sovereign bond controversies. Mr. Nelson has been selected as a leading lawyer in Chambers USA: American's Leading Lawyers for Business. Born in Australia, he holds law degrees from the University of New South Wales and Oxford University.