Student Countries of Origin: International Arbitration LL.M.

The White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program draws its study body from countries across the globe.

What our Alumni are Saying About the Program

Maria Rivero

“The knowledge acquired during the classes offered by Jan Paulsson, Nassib Ziade and John Rooney were instrumental in my transition to the arbitration practice.“

Maria Rivero, LL.M. ‘11 
Universidad Duesto 
Director of ADR Services, American Arbitration Association, Miami, FL

Aidar Oruzbaev

“Miami Law…is a great platform to build new connections, gain knowledge…and make friends with someone who happens to have the same job and do the same things but in different countries all around the globe.”

Aidar Oruzbaev, LL.M. ‘15
American University of Central Asia
Associate, Grata Law Firm, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Caroline Klamas

"After my LL.M., I took the New York Bar, and returned to my home country, Brazil. Here, I had the chance to choose from a selection of great law firms, and the conversations I had at UM were decisive in determining the next step in my career."

Caroline Klamas, LL.M. ‘14 
Federal University of Paraná
Associate Attorney, Carvalho, Machado e Tamm Advogados, Curitiba, Brazil

Countries of Arbitration Students and Alumni Around The World

Student Experiences: Videos

Watch videos of more graduates from across the world talk about their experiences in Miami Law’s Arbitration LL.M. program.

Patrick Miller, now an associate at Watson, Farlye & Williams in Bangkok, Thailand, discuss how Miami Law influenced his career path.

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Maria Rivero, originally from Spain and now Director of ADR Services at American Arbitration Association, share how Miami is a "must-place to be and study" arbitration as well as which classes in arbitration were her favorites.

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Luiz Camps, LL.M. ’12, International Arbitration -J.D. Equivalent, Universidade Paulista – UNIP

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Kristina Stefanovska of Macedonia who received her J.D. Equivalent from St. Cyril and Methodius University, discuss the International Arbitration LL.M. 

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J.D. Equivalent from the University of Panthéon Sorbonne, France, Allia Skalli discusses the International Arbitration LL.M.

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Serhat Celen of Turkey received his J.D. equivalent from Ankara University and talks about the International Arbitration LL.M.

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Director Sandra Friedrich
previously practiced law at Latham & Watkins in New York in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution practice group focusing on complex commercial and investment arbitration matters as well as related litigation proceedings. The firm is consistently ranked by Vault Law 100 as one of the Top 10 most prestigious law firms based on perceptions of practicing lawyers at peer firms.

Professor Jan Paulsson is the Faculty Chair of the program.
Marike Paulsson is the Director of the International Arbitration Institute at Miami Law.
Arlene Buchanan is the Program Coordinator.

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Martin Hunter
February 8, 2016:
Professor Martin Hunter panel and book launch.
Carolyn Lamm
April 17, 2015: Carolyn Lamm with White & Case LLP in Washington D.C. on "Can Process Make up for Distrust in International Arbitration?" Watch lecture on the Young ICCA website.
Stephen M. Schwebel
April 1, 2015: Stephen M. Schwebel, former U.S. judge and president of the International Court of Justice, on "The High Tide of International Adjudication and Arbitration." 
V.V. Veeder
February 12, 2015: V.V. Veeder on "What Makes or Unmakes a Place of International Arbitration?"


Arbitration Institute Dedication
The law firm White & Case has made a gift to support the International Arbitration Institute.
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