Patrick M. Norton of Steptoe & Johnson LLP to Speak at Knowledge Congress’ Live Webcast
New York, NY, October 25, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Patrick M. Norton, Partner, Co-Chair, International Arbitration Practice Group, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “Legal Series: International Arbitration in 2013 Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on November 12, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM ET.
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International Arbitration is being acknowledged as one of the most effective methods being used by companies to resolve cross border disputes and lawsuits. Their panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a refresher and updates on the latest and significant issues surrounding this year’s International Arbitration to avoid common ethical pitfalls and most importantly, how to best handle ethical problems and situations.
This two-hour live webinar will address the key following issues:
· International Arbitration 2013: an Overview
· Using U.S. courts in aid of international arbitration
· Emerging venues: Brazil, Japan, Spain and Egypt
· The international arbitrator’s point of view and best practices
About Patrick M. Norton
Patrick M. Norton is a partner in the London and Washington offices of Steptoe & Johnson LLP and is Co-Chair of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Norton previously practiced law for more than 20 years with other leading law firms, including more than six years in China. He also served in the US State Department as Assistant Legal Adviser for East Asia and later for the Near East and South Asia. Mr. Norton represented the United States in more than 100 arbitrations before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal and in Nicaragua vs. United States before the International Court of Justice.
Mr. Norton also has extensive experience in international commercial arbitration and trade disputes. He regularly serves as an arbitrator under the rules of various international arbitration institutions. Mr. Norton is the author of numerous articles on public and private international law and is a co-editor of The International Lawyer’s Deskbook (2d ed. 2002).
Mr. Norton is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Oxford University, and the Harvard Law School. He is a former Rhodes Scholar. Mr. Norton is proficient in Mandarin Chinese, French, and German.
About Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Steptoe & Johnson LLP has an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm currently has over 500 lawyers and other professionals across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. Steptoe has leading practices in: international arbitration, international trade, public international law, complex litigation, intellectual property, energy and natural resources, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, international regulation, and FCPA/anti-corruption. Steptoe’s lawyers are consistently ranked as leaders in their fields by Chambers USA, Chambers Asia, Chambers Global, Legal 500, and Best Lawyers in America.
To know more about Patrick M. Norton and Steptoe & Johnson LLP please visit: www.steptoe.com
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org