For the past five years, Victoria Shannon served as Deputy Director of Arbitration and ADR in North America for the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In this capacity, Ms. Shannon advised government attorneys, in-house counsel and law firm attorneys on all phases of arbitration, mediation and ADR, including negotiating and drafting dispute resolution clauses, selecting neutrals and enforcing awards. She also assisted the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB), which serves as the U.S. National Committee to the ICC, in nominating arbitrators, mediators, and experts for ICC Cases. Ms. Shannon also served as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School where she co-taught “Introduction to Investment Arbitration.”
In July 2013, Victoria Shannon will join Washington & Lee University School of Law as an Assistant Professor of Law.
Ms. Shannon frequently speaks at international arbitration conferences around the world on cutting-edge topics, such as class arbitration, consolidation, insolvency, the 2012 ICC Rules, enforcing arbitral awards, and managing document production effectively. Ms. Shannon’s publications include Third Party Funding in International Arbitration (2012: Wolters Kluwer); “The 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration” in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers (2011), Arthur Rovine, ed. (2012: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers); and “The New ICC Rules of Arbitration” in New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall 2011: New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section).
Ms. Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Harvard University and a law degree from Harvard Law School.
Ms. Shannon is a member of the bar in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.