Alexander B. Blumrosen

Member Profile - The Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)

Alexander B. Blumrosen
Position:  Attorney, Partner, Bernard, Hertz & Béjot.  Paris, France
Education:  Dartmouth College, A.B. 1982, cum laude; New York University, Institute of French Studies, M.A. 1983; Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1986; Project Editor, American Criminal Law Review, 1985-86; University of Paris I - Panthéon-Sorbone. Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (D.E.A.) in International Economic Law, mention bien (honors), 1991. American national, admitted to the Bars of Paris, France (1992), and New York (1987)
ADR Experience: Experience in international commercial arbitration (as counsel or appointed co-arbitrator, chairman, or sole arbitrator in over 20 matters under ICC, AAA and UNCITRAL model rules and ad hoc arbitrations, in English and in French) ; Listed as an approved arbitrator by numerous international dispute resolution institutions; Adjunct Professor, Hamline University Law School Dispute Resolution Center, Minneapolis; Member, advisory board, Madagascar Arbitration Center (CAMM); Frequent lecturer/panelist at ICC conferences on international commercial arbitration.
General Experience: Partner, Bernard, Hertz & Béjot (1994 - present); Member, Bernard, Hertz & Béjot (1992 - 1994); Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison (Paris office, 1989-1991); Shearman & Sterling (New York office, 1987-1989) ; Co-Chair, European Law Committee (1999-2003) and Vice-Chair International Litigation Committee (2006- ), American Bar Association, International Section; Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (Southwest Legal Foundation); Member, Association Suisse de l'Arbitrage; Member, LCIA; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ; Life Member, Council on Foreign Relations (New York).
Publications: Privacy on the Internet: "'Safe Harbor' or calm before the storm", Practicing Law Institute (February 2001); "Personal Jurisdiction in the United States and the Internet", paper prepared for a Law and Internet conference organized by the Union des Avocats Européens (April 1997); "Recent Developments under 28 U.S.C. §1782", American Bar Association International Practitioners workshop series (1995); Co-author "Arbitration in France, a special report", International Financial Law Review (May 1993); Co-author "What legal hurdles persist in SEC/COB cooperation?" International Financial Review (March 1993)
Areas of Expertise: International arbitration and litigation of business disputes, information technology
Languages: French