Meet Our International Arbitration LL.M. Students & Alumni


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

Facts & Figures on our Current Students and Alumni

During the 2019/2020 academic year, the International Arbitration LL.M. Program encompassed 55 students, of whom three-quarters were foreign-trained lawyers and law graduates and one-quarter were U.S.-trained, and who represented 39 countries and territories across five continents. Our students had the opportunity to participate in nearly 70 educational and networking events related to international arbitration and dispute resolution as well as international business in general in Miami and other cities in the United States and abroad.

Overall, our 206 alumni and current students represent 68 countries and territories across 6 continents

Countries of Arbitration Students and Alumni Around The World

What our Students & Alumni are Saying About the Program

"The graduate experience is more than just going to classes, it also means making new friends coming from all over the world, building connections with the faculty and receiving invaluable career advice...thanks to the LL.M. program I have not only gained a solid knowledge of the international arbitration field, but also developed worldwide professional contacts and friendships that are instrumental to a successful international career."

Elena Fontanelli (Italy)
LL.M. International Arbitration '18
Deputy Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France

“I had a great learning experience in my LL.M. program...[by] interacting with professors and students from different cultural and national backgrounds. I believe many such experiences and memories during the program have helped me broaden my understanding of the law and develop my critical thinking abilities...thus shaping me into a more holistic lawyer.”


Hari Sankar Mahapatra (India)
LL.M. International Arbitration '20
 

"I am passionate about law and I love Miami. So, when deciding to go back to school, without hesitation I chose Miami Law, which has almost a century old tradition of excellence and it is renowned across the world...I am sure that this prestigious LL.M. can be a springboard to achieve [my] goals."

Hector Fernandez (Venezuela)
IE + LL.M. International Arbitration '21


 

Maria Rivero

“Miami's International Arbitration LL.M. program gave me both the required insights into the practice of arbitration and access to a faculty and student network I needed to jumpstart a career focused on international disputes. Without that base, I would not be where I am today.“

Eric van Eyken (Canada)
LL.M. International Arbitration '14
Miami Law/Young ICCA Scholarship Recipient 2014
Senior Associate, Clyde & Co., Montreal, Canada

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 (Kyrgyzstan)
LL.M. International Arbitration '15
Associate, Grata Law Firm, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Caroline Klamas

"I am truly thankful to Miami Law for providing me with an opportunity not only to learn, do research, and teach a course to law students, but also to meet with leading experts and practicioners in the field of international arbitration who inspired me to continuously grow and improve professionally and personally."

Kristina Klykova (Ukraine)
LL.M. International Arbitration '13
Associate, White & Case

CONTACT US

Phone: 305-284-1965
E-mail: iallm@law.miami.edu



 

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Carolyn Lamm
Carolyn Lamm
 is Distinguished Faculty Chair of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

 

Sandra Friedrich
Sandra Friedrich
 is a Lecturer in Law and the Director of Miami Law’s International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

 

Arlene Buchanan
Arlene Buchanan is Senior Program Coordinator of Miami Law’s International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

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RELATED NEWS & EVENTS

Arbitration Institute Dedication
The law firm White & Case made a gift to name the International Arbitration LL.M.

See All Arbitration News

See List of International Arbitration Institute Lectures

CONTACT US

Phone: 305-284-1965
E-mail: iallm@law.miami.edu



 

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Carolyn Lamm
Carolyn Lamm
 is Distinguished Faculty Chair of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

 

Sandra Friedrich
Sandra Friedrich
 is a Lecturer in Law and the Director of Miami Law’s International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

 

Arlene Buchanan
Arlene Buchanan is Senior Program Coordinator of Miami Law’s International Arbitration Institute and White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program.

See all Arbitration faculty

 

RELATED NEWS & EVENTS

Arbitration Institute Dedication
The law firm White & Case made a gift to name the International Arbitration LL.M.

See All Arbitration News

See List of International Arbitration Institute Lectures