Arbitration Conversation No. 82: Prof. Ronald Brand, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Ronald Brand, the Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg University Professor, and John E. Murray Faculty Scholar at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Prof. Ronald was the driving force behind the creation of the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for International Legal Education (CILE) and its Master of Laws Program for Foreign Law Graduates. He represented the United States at Special Commissions and the Diplomatic Sessions of the Hague Conference on Private International Law that produced both the 2005 Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and the 2019 Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters.

For over a decade, Prof. Ronald has worked with the U.S. Department of Commerce to develop Middle East law school curricula in international commercial law and arbitration, training students and faculty from schools throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

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Ronald Brand

Professor Ronald A. Brand was the driving force behind the creation of the University of Pittsburgh's Center for International Legal Education (CILE) and its Master of Laws Program for Foreign Law Graduates. His reputation as a scholar of international and comparative law has helped the University of Pittsburgh School of…

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Amy Schmitz

Professor Amy Schmitz is the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. From 2016-2021 Professor Schmitz was the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law at the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution.…

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