Until he retired from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP at the end of 1999, Mark Kantor was a partner in the Corporate and Project Finance Groups of the Firm. He currently serves as a commercial and investment arbitrator and teaches as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center (Recipient, 2006 Fahy Award for Outstanding Adjunct Professor). He is also a Member of the World Bank Group Sanctions Board and the Editor-in-Chief of the on-line journal Transnational Dispute Management.

Mr. Kantor is a Member of the Council of the American Arbitration Association (formerly, Member of the Board of Directors, 2010-2016), former Chair and Vice Chair of the DC Bar International Dispute Resolution and International Investment Committees, a Chartered Arbitrator of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the initial Chair of the Washington, D.C. chapter of The Chartered Institute. He is honored in Who’s Who in America; Who’s Who in the World; Who’s Who in American Law; International Who’s Who, Commercial Arbitration; Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who; International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Chambers USA, International Arbitrators; Best Lawyers in America (International Arbitration; Washington, D.C.); Super Lawyers; U.S. News & World Report, Tier 1 International Arbitration; Best Lawyers 2013 Washington DC International Arbitration – Governmental “Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Kantor is the recipient of ArbitralWomen’s Honorable Man Award (2011).

Mr. Kantor is a member of the Editorial Board of Global Arbitration Review, the Editorial Board of the Journal of World Energy Law and Business, the Board of Editors of the Journal of Damages in International, the Board of Editors of the Journal of Technology in International Arbitration, the Editorial Board of investmentclaims.com, the Editorial Board of the journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators: Arbitration – The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, and an Associate Editor of Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence Service (OGEL). Among other publications, Mr. Kantor is the author of Valuation for Arbitration: Compensation Standards, Valuation Methods and Expert Evidence (Kluwer Law International 2008), named Best Book of 2008 in the OGEMID Awards, and “A Code of Conduct for Party-Appointed Experts in International Arbitration – Can One be Found?” 26 Arbitration International 323 (2010), named Best International Dispute Resolution Article of 2010 in the OGEMID Awards.

While at Milbank Tweed, Mr. Kantor’s principal transactional focus was in the area of domestic and international investments and financings. He has represented sponsors, financial institutions and government agencies in complex project financings and other infrastructure projects, structured, derivative and off-balance-sheet financings, and workouts and restructurings. He has considerable experience with the energy, power, telecommunications, aircarrier and financial services industries. In addition, Mr. Kantor has represented acquirors, sellers and financing parties in numerous M&A transactions.

Additional publications and background can be found at www.mark-kantor.com.