Wednesday, May 11, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. EDT/8:00 a.m. PDT

CIArb-NAB’s monthly webinar series “Ask the Arbitrator” proudly presents an interview with, Chartered Arbitrator, José Antonio Rodríguez-Márquez, from Mexico, on Wednesday, May 11, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. EDT/10:00 a.m. PDT.

Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez is the former (4th) Chairperson of the North American Branch of CIARB. For more than 20 years, Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez was a member of the NAB Executive Committee. He is highly experienced as a sole arbitrator, chair, and co-arbitrator in a variety of national and international arbitrations, including but not limited to commercial, insurance, shareholders disputes, joint ventures, franchises, industrial property, construction, real estate, infrastructure, electricity generating plants, water treatment plants, oil and gas, and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez is a passionate advocate for the adoption of ADR principles and techniques in all industries and business relationships.

Emilia Beuger, a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law will interview José Rodríguez-Márquez to gain insights into his professional journey. Emilia has an LL.M. in Public International Law from Utrecht University, in Netherlands. She is interested in commercial litigation and international commercial arbitration.

Ask the Arbitrator program aims to provide valuable insights and practical information to support ongoing professional development and improve the effectiveness of dispute resolution practices.

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José Antonio Rodríguez Márquez has served as a counsel, sole arbitrator, chair, co-arbitrator, and mediator for over 40 years in numerous national and international arbitrations. He is a Member of the Peer Review Committee of Cross-Border Panel of Neutrals at CPR, and a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators. He is also the President of the Commission of Mediation and Arbitration at the Confederation of Industrial Chambers of Mexico (CONCAMIN). Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez formerly served as the Vice-President of the Mediation Committee of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR in Mexico. Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez is on panel with various national and international institutions.

He has authored several legal publications, including “The Mediator’s Profile,” “International Tax Arbitration,” as well as “Commercial Arbitration and Public Brokerage” and “Current Position of Mexico before Tax Arbitration”. Mr. Rodríguez-Márquez received his Doctorate Degree from the Mexican Academy of International Law, with the Award of the Mexican Order of Law, Culture and Peace (Title of Commander). He received his Law Degree, Summa Cum Laude from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Emilia Beuger is a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with an interest in commercial litigation and international commercial arbitration. Emilia has an LL.M. in Public International Law from Utrecht University, where she was able to use both her English and Dutch language skills.

During law school, Emilia worked in-house for a corporation and then as a Summer Associate at Troutman Pepper, focusing on business litigation. She has competed in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition twice and is a student member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. After graduation, she will be clerking for a federal judge before returning to her law firm.