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Nathan O’Malley is a partner with Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt in Los Angeles. His practice focuses on international arbitration and dispute resolution. Prior to practicing in Los Angeles, O’Malley worked in Europe for over eleven years where he was an associate and partner with several Dutch law firms.
O’Malley has acted in numerous international arbitrations, and represented clients before arbitral tribunals seated in The Hague, Geneva, Zurich, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt am Main and in the United States. He has represented clients in matters which were subject to the laws of civil and common law jurisdictions as well as Islamic law and international treaties. Reflecting his experience in the field, O’Malley has also been appointed as an international arbitrator (neutral) by the Paris-based ICC International Court of Arbitration and the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on multiple occasions, including in disputes between governmental parties and private entities. Recently, he served as the sole arbitrator in a dispute arising out of a World Bank-financed infrastructure project in an African state.
O’Malley also serves as an adjunct professor at the USC Gould School of Law, where he teaches courses on international business dispute resolution. He is the USA – Western Regions correspondent for the well-known journal, The International Construction Law Review, and has authored a leading text on international arbitration procedure entitled The Rules of Evidence in International Arbitration: An Annotated Guide (Routledge/Informa, London).
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Edward Kleinbard was interviewed about President Donald Trump's tax plan on how it will impact America's middle class. "It's not a very coherent philosophical document other than let's cut taxes on the most affluent Americans," Kleinbard said.
Gillian Hadfield attained SSRN's designation as being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.
Abby K. Wood
Abby Wood's paper, "To See or Not to See? Campaign Finance Disclosure and Voter Competence" was accepted to the 2017 Conference on Empirical Legal Studies (after peer review).
"Does the Supreme Court Understand the Innovation Economy?" (with Ted Sichelman). Forbes Magazine Opinion (July 2017).