Ann Ryan-Robertson CArb FCIArb
Ann Ryan Robertson C.Arb FCIArb, is the global President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). She holds a J.D. and a LL.M in International Economic Law from the University of Houston Law Center. An International Partner in Locke Lord LLP’s Houston office, Ann acts as counsel and arbitrator in a wide variety of complex business disputes across various industries.
She has been named to Global Arbitration Review’s “Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration” since 2015 and to “The Best Lawyers in America, International Arbitration/Governmental” since 2014. Ann is a member of a number of arbitral institution panels, including the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the Asia International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), the British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre (BVI-IAC) and the Maldives International Arbitration Centre (MIAC).
She is a frequent author and speaker on arbitration issues, is an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center and for eighteen years, Ann coached the Law Center’s Willem C. Vis Moot team. A recipient of many awards and honors, most recently, the United States Department of Trade selected Ann as one of ten arbitrators appointed by the United States to serve as a dispute settlement panelist pursuant to Chapter 31 of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).