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Ambassador (r.) David Huebner

Independent Arbitrator

David Huebner is an independent arbitrator with more than 25 years of experience as a neutral or an advocate in international, investment, and complex commercial cases. He has particular expertise in technology and life sciences disputes but has handled matters across a wide range of industry sectors, legal issues, and geographic regions, and has in the past been based for extended periods in Tokyo, Shanghai, and New York.

His diverse professional background informs his approach to decision-making, process, and efficiency. In addition to practicing law at large firms, he has served as U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, founding chief representative of an office in China, chairman of an international law firm, chairman of the California Law Revision Commission, and adviser to a member of Japan’s National Diet.

Recent News & Upcoming Events

  • On 9 June 2017, Amb. Huebner gave a featured address on new developments in international arbitration at the Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce, in New York.
  • On 20 June 2017, Amb. Huebner spoke on cyber security, cyber war norms under international law, and implications for private sector operation and disputes, in a Law & Forensics webinar.
  • On 26-29 July 2017, Amb. Huebner lectured on international arbitration at the 2nd Annual Advanced Arbitration Academy, USC Gould School of Law.
  • On 11-13 August 2017, Amb. Huebner will be teaching the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ advanced arbitration course in San Francisco.
  • In October 2017, Amb. Huebner will be speaking on mediation in China at a joint JAMS / Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center conference in New York.