Mr. Steven Finizio is a partner in Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP’s international arbitration and dispute resolution group, based in London. He has been an arbitrator or counsel in cases under most leading international arbitration rules, involving the laws of jurisdictions in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the US, and under bilateral and regional investment treaties. He has helped draft arbitration legislation and served as counsel in the first freedom of expression case in the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. His publications include A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration: Assessment, Planning and Strategy (Sweet & Maxwell) and “International Commercial Arbitration,” in The Law of Transnational Business Transactions (Thomson Reuters).
Mr. Finizio is recognized as a leading international arbitration lawyer by various publications, including Chambers, Legal 500, and Global Arbitration Review’s Who’s Who in International Arbitration. He also is recommended for public international law. He is a member of the California and District of Columbia bars, and a registered foreign lawyer in England and Wales.