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James E. Berger

James E. Berger

King & Spalding

New York, NY, USA


James Berger is a partner in the firm's Global Disputes practice whose practices focuses on international disputes, particularly cross-border and multi-jurisdictional proceedings.  James has substantial experience in litigating matters under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, the Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, and other statutes and legal regimes that apply in cross-border proceedings.

James regularly writes and speaks on international dispute resolution.  He is the editor (and contributing author) of International Aspects of U.S. Litigation (American Bar Association, 2017), a two-volume treatise on international litigation in U.S. courts. His presentations have addressed international arbitration, disputes involving states and other U.S. litigation issues. James has also been a guest lecturer on international commercial arbitration at Renmin University of China School of Law, New York University School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and New York Law School.  He is a contributor to Law360 on international litigation and arbitration issues, and an active member of the American Bar Association (where he serves on the International Litigation and Asia Pacific Committees of the Section of International Law) and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (where he serves on the International Law and Foreign and Comparative Law Committees).

Prior to commencing his law firm practice, James worked in the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York, where he coordinated the Mayor’s local legislative program.  Prior to that, he served as law clerk to the Honorable W. Thomas Rosemond, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.  James received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1993, where he was the Writing and Research Editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal.  He received his B.A. from George Washington University in 1989. 

James E. Berger is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Mitigating Sovereign Risk in Emerging Economies - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2018, Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A - Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2018, Thursday, June 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A - Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A, Thursday, June 07, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A - Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A, Thursday, June 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A - Litigation and Arbitration in Cross-Border M&A, Thursday, June 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Doing Business in and with Emerging Markets 2018, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, New York, NY
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