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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 26-29 July 2017, Amb. Huebner lectured on international arbitration at the 2nd Annual Advanced Arbitration Academy, USC Gould School of Law.
  • On 12 September 2017, Amb. Huebner spoke on arbitration best practices to the Riverside Barristers of the Riverside County Bar Association.
  • On 16 October 2017, Amb. Huebner will be speaking on the evolution of ADR for inbound and outbound investment in China at a joint JAMS / Shanghai Commercial Mediation Center conference in New York.
  • On 27-29 October 2017, Amb. Huebner will be teaching the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ advanced arbitration course in Vancouver.
  • On 17 November 2017, Amb. Huebner will be speaking on cyber security and cyber war norms under international law on a Thomson Reuters webinar.