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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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Heidi Rummel was quoted about the likelihood of getting a conviction in a homicide case without the victim's body. "In most homicide prosecutions, the fact the person died is not the issue," Rummel said. “In the vast majority of murder cases, proving someone was a homicide victim is relatively easy with an autopsy, but without a body, prosecutors will need to prove the case with only circumstantial evidence.”
“The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 5 (2017): 285.
Abby K. Wood
“Measuring the Information Benefit of Campaign Finance Disclosure,” Southern California Law and Social Science (SoCLASS) Forum, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.
2017 recipient of the Andrew Carnegie fellowship, Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program.