Professor Kimmelman is an independent arbitrator and serves as Chair of the New York International Arbitration Center. He had been a partner at Sidley Austin LLP where he was a co-leader of the firm’s international arbitration practice. He acted as lead counsel in complex commercial and investment treaty disputes under all the major international arbitration rules and served as an arbitrator in international and domestic disputes. He also represented parties involved in litigation in aid of the arbitration process, such as compelling parties to arbitrate and enforcing arbitration awards. Professor Kimmelman is a Professor of Practice at Brooklyn Law School, where he teaches International Commercial Arbitration and International Litigation and is a coach of the Brooklyn Law School Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team. He served as an Adviser to the American Law Institute project on the Restatement of the U.S. Law of International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration and as Chair of the International Commercial Disputes Committee of the New York City Bar. After graduating from law school he served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Leonard I. Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.