Sandra Friedrich

Director, White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Graduate Law Program; Director, International Arbitration Institute; Lecturer in Law

J.D. 2008, University of Miami School of Law
LL.M. 2005, International Economic Law speciailzation, University of Cologne/ Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Maîtrise en Droit 2005 (J.D. equivalent), Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Phone: 305-284-5691
Office: B353

Sandra Friedrich is the Director of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Graduate Program and Miami Law's International Arbitration Institute and a Lecturer in Law. Previously, she practiced law at Latham & Watkins in New York, focusing on complex commercial and investment arbitration proceedings as well as related litigation.  In the past, Friedrich has taught courses on Drafting Complex Arbitration Clauses, Transnational Litigation and International Arbitration with a European Nexus, International Business Transactions, European Union Law and German Law at the University of Miami School of Law.  

Friedrich has co-authored several publications on international commercial and investment arbitration, including an article on Disclosure in International Arbitration Proceedings in the United States published in the American Review of International Arbitration, a book chapter on Witnesses, Subpoenas, Documents and the Relationship between the FAA and State Law published in Kluwer International Law’s International Commercial Arbitration in the United States, and an article on Investment Arbitration in East Asia and the Pacific published in the Journal of World Investment and Trade.  Friedrich is currently working on her doctorate thesis at the University of Cologne on the definition of investment under the ICSID Convention.

Friedrich is admitted to the New York State Bar, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.  In 2005, she graduated from the Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) with a J.D. equivalent (maîtrise en droit) and obtained her LL.M. degree with a specialization in international economic law from the University of Cologne and the Université Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne).  In 2008, she obtained her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law.

 Publications

• Witnesses, Subpoenas, Documents and the Relationship between the FAA and State Law, INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION IN THE UNITED STATES , with Claudia Salomon, (2017).

• International Commercial Arbitration Practice in the United States, INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION PRACTICE: 21ST CENTURY PERSPECTIVES , with Richard Williamson, John Rooney, Judith Freedberg, (2017).

Investment Arbitration in East Asia & Pacific - A Statistical Analysis of Bilateral Investment Treaties, Other International Investment Agreements and Investment Arbitrations in the Region, with Claudia Salomon, 16 Journal of World Investment & trade Brill 793-835 (2015).

Phone: 305-284-5691
Office: B353
Faculty Assistant

Buchanan, Arlene

Phone: 305-284-1965
Office: D339
Faculty Assistant

SELLERS, ALEXANDRIA

Phone: 305-284-1979
Office: G366

Area of Expertise

  • Comparative Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Business and Trade Law