The List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals is peer-vetted and limited to exceptionally qualified arbitrators and mediators known globally for their experience and skill in crafting business-practical legal solutions in the technology sector. This highly regarded list is reviewed annually with Appointees announced each January and on a rolling basis thereafter. Collectively these professionals have handled thousands of successful mediations and arbitrations and continue to serve as distinguished members of the Tech-focused ADR community.

A go-to list of exceptionally experienced and talented neutrals who ‘get’ technology and, just as importantly, understand the international tech business world.

Selection Criteria
  • Highly regarded Arbitrators and/or Mediators well-recognized by peers in their geographic locale
  • Vetted members of a panel or roster of at least one leading national or international arbitral or mediation institution
  • Substantially experienced in the legal and technical issues of the technology sector
  • Verifiable practice credentials as an Arbitrator or Mediator. Prior service with one or more Tech List Appointees preferred
  • Exceptionally skilled in efficient and business-practical technology dispute resolution
  • Actively engaged in ADR education and training initiatives (eg. teaching, panels, writing)
  • Practitioners of the highest ethical and practice standards; and
  • Diversity candidates and others who bring new and valuable perspectives to technology dispute resolution
Selection Process
  • Inclusion on The Tech List is by invitation only
  • Candidates are assessed by peers based on the Selection Criteria
  • Candidates are admitted on a rolling basis following review and recommendation of the Tech List Selection Committee and approval by the SVAMC Executive Committee
  • Admittees to the List are reviewed annually

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