May 27, 2015

Jenner & Block Partner Lawrence S. Schaner has been appointed to the Panel of Arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).  SIAC is an independent, not-for-profit organization, established in 1991 to meet the demands of the international business community for a neutral, efficient and reliable dispute resolution institution in a fast-developing Asia.  Mr. Schaner is one of 18 US-based arbritrators on the Panel.  SIAC’s arbitrators “must demonstrate an appropriate level of expertise and experience in international arbitration,” be of “good standing and character” and meet certain minimum standards.  The arbitrators comprise “some of the most experienced, qualified and prominent arbitrators from around the world,” according to the SIAC.

Mr. Schaner is co-chair of Jenner & Block’s international arbitration practice, representing parties in international arbitrations and U.S. litigation.  He serves as an arbitrator in international and domestic disputes and is a member of the panel of arbitrators of a number of arbitration institutions.  He is an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University School of Law, where he teaches a course on international arbitration.