Linda Silberman Conference

NYU’s Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Commercial Law is hosting a conference in honor of Professor Linda Silberman.  The first woman law professor to receive tenure at NYU, Linda retired from NYU School of Law last year after contributing for more than 50 years through her research, her teaching, and her charisma to shaping NYU School of Law into what it is today.

The conference will take place in person on April 20 & 21, 2023 at NYU. The conference is divided into seven parts, dedicated specifically to Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, Recognition & Enforcement of Judgments, Comparative LawTransnational Civil Litigation, International Arbitration, and Personal Reflections (reserved for personal remarks by friends and colleagues of Linda Silberman). 

The Center is glad to be able to announce that the following colleagues will participate in the two-day event in person: José Enrique Alvarez (NYU), Jodi Balsam (Brooklyn), John Bellinger (Arnold & Porter), Pamela Bookman (Fordham), Gary Born (WilmerHale), Hannah Buxbaum (Indiana University), Trey Childress (Pepperdine), Jack Coe (Ppperdine), Lord Lawrence Collins (Essex Court Chasmbers), Giuditta Cordero-Moss (Oslo University), Kevin E. Davis (NYU), Bill Dodge (UC Davis), Robin Effron (Brooklyn), Maggie Gardner (Cornell), Paul Herrup (Office of Foreign Litigation), Harold Hongju Koh (Yale), Alexander Layton (Twenty Essex), Eva Lein (Lausanne), Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, NYU), Dean Troy McKenzie (NYU), Arthur Miller (NYU), Yuko Nishitani (Kyoto), Marta Pertegás Sender (Maastricht), Aaron Simowitz (Willamette), Allan Stein (Rutgers), Symeon Symeonides (Willamette), Louise Ellen Teitz (RWU), Peter Trooboff (Covington & Burling LLP, Washington), Tobias B. Wolff (Penn), and Katrina Wyman (NYU).  Justice Sotomayor will participate by Zoom.

The Center thanks Professor Katrina Wyman for the continuous and unwavering support in putting this conference together. Without her help this conference would not be taking place.

Please see here for the schedule of events.

Also, please note that although there is no charge to participate in the event, you will need to register to gain access to NYU.