Parvan P. Parvanov is the founding principal of the International Arbitration Chambers New York (nyarbitration.com), a specialized international arbitration practice based in New York City serving clients globally.
Parvan currently acts as lead counsel in two investment (ICSID), two commercial (ICC and ICDR) and two business-of-sports (CAS) international arbitrations.
In his over 15 years of experience Parvan has spent time in three of the largest international arbitration practices out of Washington D.C., New York and Paris, France, and has acted in over 60 international arbitrations and litigations in all familiar venues. In 2011 he clerked on the Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Parvan has taught international arbitration at the International Arbitration Training and Assistance Institute, Columbia Law School, and Fordham Law School. Between 2012 - 2014 Parvan served as the Senior Researcher to the Chief Reporter on the Restatement of the US Law (III) of International Commercial Arbitration at the American Law Institute. Parvan is a recipient of a global award for fine legal writing and a gold medal winner as a coach of the international arbitration moot court team of Columbia Law School. Parvan is a published author in commercial and investment arbitration. His work has been cited in written submissions, scholarly work, and awards.
Parvan's degrees were awarded by Columbia Law School (J.D., LL.M.), London School of Economics (LL.M.), and the "St. Klement Ohridsky" University of Sofia, (Mag. Iur., E.U. and Civil Law).
In addition to being bilingual in English and Bulgarian, Parvan has a professional command of French, Macedonian, Russian, and Serbo-Croat.