In her role as Managing Director, Alexandra Dosman advises clients on funding options for international arbitration cases (both commercial and investor-state) and for litigation relating to the enforcement of arbitral awards in U.S. courts. She is based in New York as part of the global International Arbitration team.
From May 2013 to October 2017, Alexandra was the first Executive Director of the New York International Arbitration Center (“NYIAC”), a non-profit organization that works alongside practitioners, academics, and the judiciary to promote and enhance the conduct of international arbitration in New York. Prior to taking up her role at NYIAC, Ms. Dosman practiced arbitration and litigation in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling LLP for seven years, where she played a leading role in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration cases.
Alexandra writes and speaks widely on international arbitration topics. In January 2018, she was awarded the Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for best article in the field of international arbitration for “Ten Years of Emergency Arbitration,” co-authored with Grant Hanessian, 27(2) American Review of International Arbitration (Fall 2016). Alexandra also sits as an independent arbitrator and has adjudicated cases under the Arbitration Rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.
Alexandra was educated at McGill University in Montreal and at the University of Toronto. She is a Canadian national and is bilingual English/French.