RIVKIN, David W.


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

David W. Rivkin is Co-Chair of Debevoise’s International Dispute Resolution Group, Co-Chair of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and a Past President of the International Bar Association. A litigation partner in the firm’s New York and London offices, he has broad experience in the areas of international litigation and arbitration. Mr Rivkin is consistently ranked as one of the top international dispute resolution practitioners in the world. He has handled international arbitrations throughout the world and before virtually every major arbitration institution. Mr Rivkin also represents companies in transnational litigation in the US, including the enforcement of arbitral awards and arbitration agreements. Other than being a member of many arbitration panels, he also holds or has held leadership positions at various organisations, including member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport, council member of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Vice Chair of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, former member of the Boards of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, former member of the American Arbitration Association, member of the Council of the American Law Institute, etc. In addition, Mr Rivkin was appointed by the US State and Commerce Departments to be a founding member of the NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes and serves as a member of the US Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law as well as a member of the Sanctions Subcommittee of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy (ACIEP).