WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP International Arbitration and Litigation Shareholder Thomas G. Allen has been appointed to a two-year term as vice-chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).
The IPBA is the preeminent legal association in the Asia-Pacific region. Currently, the IPBA has over 1,500 members from more than 65 jurisdictions worldwide. Allen’s two-year term will commence at the conclusion of the IPBA’s annual conference being held in Singapore from April 25-27.
Allen is one of the lead shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration and Litigation Group. His practice focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration and cross-border disputes. Allen’s practice has a heavy focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He splits time between Greenberg Traurig’s Washington D.C., Tokyo, and Shanghai offices. Allen represents clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis on energy, manufacturing, construction, and aviation. He has wide-ranging experience in high-value international and U.S. arbitrations. Allen also litigates the enforceability of arbitration clauses and arbitration awards in U.S. Courts. He is a frequent lecturer on international arbitration topics and is a former adjunct professor in the international arbitration discipline.
Greenberg Traurig’s International Arbitration and Litigation Practice comprises a multidisciplinary, globally integrated team that helps businesses avoid or resolve disputes efficiently and effectively around the world. The firm offers clients tailored services in harmony with their needs and for the specific transaction or dispute they are dealing with.
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