Mark W. Friedman - Arbitrator, Counsel

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Nationality: American
Country of Residence: United States


Mark W. Friedman is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Group. His focus is on international arbitration, complex commercial and investor-state disputes in various sectors, including energy, mining, finance, insurance, construction, shareholder relationships, joint ventures, media and manufacturing. He has acted as counsel or arbitrator in disputes under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, AAA, ICDR, CPR, UNCITRAL and ICSID. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced

ICC Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for the ICC as:

Chair of Tribunal: 1 to 20
Sole Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Co Arbitrator: 0
Party's Counsel: 1 to 20
Secretary or Other: 0

Other Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for other Institutions as:

Chair of Tribunal: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Party's Counsel: 41+
Secretary or Other: 0

Have I sat as an arbitrator in cases where one party is not represented?: No

Legal Expertise

  • Common law
  • International law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience


  • Construction
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Investment
  • Joint Ventures