Lawrence W. Newman
Of Counsel, Baker & McKenzie
Larry Newman is Of Counsel at Baker & McKenzie in New York and practices mainly in the areas of international litigation and arbitration. He represents clients in courts and before arbitration tribunals, and has served as arbitrator in cases under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (the International Centre for Dispute Resolution) and the International Chamber of Commerce in a variety of matters involving contract and fraud disputes, as well as violations of federal securities law and the RICO Act.
Larry founded the New York Litigation Department together with the late Professor Henry de Vries and is highly regarded for leading the Department in representing more claimants against the government of Iran arising out of the revolution there than any other law office in the world. He is co-editor of several publications including International Arbitration Checklists and The Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration. Larry also lectured on international litigation and arbitration before bar and law school audiences in the U.S. and abroad.
Larry earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a Fellow with the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a member of the American Law Institute’s Consultative Group for International Commercial Arbitration. He is also serves as a chair for the New York City Bar Association, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, and the American Branch of the International Law Association.