Increasing Diversity among Arbitrators and Mediators: The Magic Bullet
Article from: TDM 4 (2015), in Dealing with Diversity in International Arbitration
While many corporations and law firms are committed to diversity, both internally and externally, few have brought that commitment to their selection of arbitrators and mediators. An increasing number of corporations require, or at least encourage, their professional firms to have diverse teams. Also an increasing number of corporations globally have diverse boards of directors. However, when selecting an arbitrator or mediator for their disputes, often there is no consideration of diverse neutrals. Why are corporate counsel not instructing their outside legal counsel ...