Ms. Jean Kalicki

Member, ICCA Governing Board


General Bio

Jean Kalicki is an independent arbitrator in New York and Washington, DC, specializing in investor-State, international and complex commercial disputes.  Until April 2016, she was a Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP.  Over 25 years, she has conducted arbitrations involving six continents and many industries, addressing public international law and the laws of dozens of countries. Ms. Kalicki is a Vice President of the LCIA; a member of the ICC Commission and the Board of SICANA, Inc. (ICC North America); and a former member of the AAA Board and the ITA Executive Committee.  She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the College of Commercial Arbitrators; teaches arbitration and advocacy at Georgetown and American University law schools; was co-editor of Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: Journeys for the 21st Century (2015); and serves on the Editorial Boards of the ICSID Review and Global Arbitration Review.  Ms. Kalicki was recently named Global Arbitration Review’s “Best Prepared/Most Responsive Arbitrator” for 2017, and one of Law360’s "Five Most Influential Female International Arbitrators” for 2016. She was also selected as Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" for International Arbitration-Governmental for both Washington, DC (2016) and New York (2017).