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Click here to enlarge.   Lawrence SCHANER IAI Member   
Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel: +1.312.624.7715
Fax: +1.312.624.7701

Languages   English (native)
Nationality   USA
Bar Admission   California – 1987
Illinois – 1988
New York - 2013
Education   Duke University (A.B. (magna cum laude) – 1982); Stanford Law School (JD - 1986)
Adjunct Professor (International Arbitration) - Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator, member of the tribunal and emergency arbitrator in domestic and international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICDR, AAA, ICC UNCITRAL, KCAB, CPR, SCC and JAMS
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, ICDR, AAA, and LCIA (distribution, aerospace and defense, intellectual property, manufacturing, sale of goods, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain, hospitality industry, and general commercial disputes)
Relating to  
• Editor, Dispute Resolution International, International Bar Association (2013-2018)

• Co-Editor, Arbitration in the United States (Kluwer, 2018)

• Co-editor, IBA Arbitration Guide (2012-2017) (with D. Arias)

• "Third-Party funding in the State of Illinois," in Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration 535 (N. Pitkowitz ed., Juris, 2018)

• "Third-Party Litigation Funding in the United States," Rev. Arb. & Med. No. 32, at 175 (2012)

• "New York court clarifies jurisdictional requirement for attachment of assets as security for international arbitration awards," Rev. Arb. & Med. No. 29, at 97 (2011)

• "Due Process in International Arbitration: Anything Goes? A U.S. Perspective," Rev. Arb. & Med. No. 22, at 172 (2009) (with J. Schleppenbach)

• "Due Process in International Arbitration: A Report on the 12th IBA International Arbitration Day," 14(1) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 23 (Mar. 2009)

• "11th IBA International Arbitration Day: Record-Breaking Gathering Honours the New York Convention at 50," 13(2) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 9 (Sept. 2008)

• "Looking Back at 2007: Another Good Year For the Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards in the U.S.," 63 Dispute Resolution Journal 1 (May-July 2008)

• "If you’re going to the trouble of drafting an arbitration clause, make sure you get it right," 6 Practising Law Institute’s All- Star Briefing 16 (Apr. 23, 2008)

• "Drafting Arbitration Clauses," in International Arbitration 79 (J. Fellas ed., Practising Law Institute, 2008)

• "U.S. Discovery in Aid of International Arbitration and Litigation: The Expanded Role of 28 U.S.C. § 1782," in Austrian Arbitration Yearbook 299 (C. Klausegger, P. Klein, F. Kremslehner, A. Petsche, N. Pitkowitz, J. Power, I. Welser and G. Zeiler eds. Manz, 2008) (with B. Scarbrough)

• "Record Turnout Gathers in Madrid to Discuss the Role and Responsibilities of an Arbitrator," 12(1) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 5 (May 2007)

• "US Court of Appeals Nixes Attempt to Bar Class Action Arbitration," 11(2) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 46 (Sept. 2006)

• "Tenth Circuit Holds Arbitration Non-Appealability Clauses Are Enforceable," 11(1) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 36 (Feb. 2006)

• "Pre-Hearing Discovery: New Ruling Fuels Debate Over Arbitrators’ Powers," 10(2) IBA Arb. Committee Newsletter 47 (Sept. 2005) (with C. Morris)

• "Howsam v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.: Who Determines An Arbitrator’s Jurisdiction?," 6(5) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. (Oct. 2003)

• "Class Action Arbitration: U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Arbitrators Should Decide," 8(2) IBA Committee D News 56 (Sept. 2003)

• "The Recognition And Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In The United States: The Pro-Enforcement Bias Continues," 12(2) International Legal Strategy 34 (Feb. 15, 2003) (with A. Minardo)
with France  
Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration; Member, ICC Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings

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