Kirstin Dodge, counsel at Homburger, is a member of the firm’s litigation and arbitration team. Her practice focuses on representation of clients in international commercial arbitrations and investment treaty arbitrations, including in disputes relating to intellectual property, long-term supply contracts, joint ventures and the energy and pharmaceutical industries. Ms Dodge is also an accredited mediator with the Swiss Chamber for Commercial Mediation (SKWM) and the Swiss Federation of Mediation Associations (SDM-FSM) and holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in mediation from the University of St Gallen Law School.
Ms Dodge brings to her work in international arbitration and mediation extensive experience gained as a commercial litigator in the US, where she represented clients before state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative tribunals, and in mediations and arbitrations involving a wide variety of commercial disputes, including in particular energy and telecommunications matters.
Ms Dodge is a former co-chair of the International Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association's International Law Section and currently serves as a senior adviser to the Committee. She is an active member of the Committee's Third Party Funding Working Group and Investment Treaty Working Group.
Ms Dodge regularly speaks at international conferences on topics related to arbitration and mediation. She received her JD from Harvard Law School in 1992 and her BA from Yale University in 1988.