Robert B. Davidson, Esq., FCIArb is a full-time arbitrator and mediator, and the
Executive Director of JAMS Arbitration Practice. He has sat in over 150 domestic and
international arbitrations as sole arbitrator and as a member of tripartite panels in both
institutional and ad hoc settings. Cases arbitrated have involved complex commercial
and financial business issues, including contract actions, disputes under APA and SPA
agreements, construction, insurance and reinsurance claims, oil and gas disputes,
securities, tax, real estate, intellectual property, pharmaceutical licensing disputes,
employment disputes, and sports matters.
Over the course of his career as a litigation partner at a major international law firm, Mr.
Davidson acted as counsel for clients in numerous arbitrations involving a variety of disputes, including serving as lead
counsel in domestic and international arbitrations, including 11 cases before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal (more than any
other lawyer), cases before the U.N. Compensation Commission (established to determine claims against Iraq arising out
of the first Gulf war), cases before domestic panels, the International Chamber of Commerce, the Netherlands Arbitration
Institute, and ad hoc panels.
Mr. Davidson has also mediated numerous commercial disputes involving securities, intellectual property, tax,
employment, construction, real estate, aircraft leasing, and other commercial matters.