Fred Gilbert Bennett

Fred Gilbert Bennett

Internationally recognized arbitrator/mediator with over 35 years experience
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Fred Bennett is an independent arbitrator/mediator with over 35 years of experience as an arbitrator and advocate of an exceptionally broad range of complex international and domestic disputes, as well as business litigation/trials. He was formerly a senior partner and global chair of the arbitration practice at Quinn Emanuel for many years, and before that a senior partner with and chair of the worldwide ADR group at Gibson Dunn.

He is an arbitration panelist on (i) the AAA's Large Complex Case Panels for Commercial, Construction, and Aviation, Aerospace and National Security disputes, (ii) the AAA's International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR); (iii) the ICC; (iv) the Singapore International Arbitration Commission; (v) the Hong Kong International Arbitration Commission; and (vi) the London Court of International Arbitration. He has arbitrated cases under the arbitration rules of institutions in the U..S. and around the world.

Mr. Bennett is a fellow of the Commercial College of Arbitrators, a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Arbitrators, and the ICC Commission. He served on a special California Supreme Court task force to recommend necessary revisions to California's International Arbitration Act. He served for 12 years on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the AAA. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

Mr. Bennett has received a number of arbitration awards in his career, including the International Law Office Client Choice Award for "Outstanding U.S. Arbitration Practitioner" in 2010 and 2014; Lexology U.S.A. and Canada Client Choice Award for "Outstanding North America Practitioner in Arbitration" in 2013; and "World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration".

He has many arbitration publications, is the principal co-editor of REDFERN & HUNTER ON INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION (5th Ed., 2010), and co-author of the Global Arbitration Review book. ENERGY ARBITRATION.

Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 59135
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Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration
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Fred Bennett Arbitration & Mediation Services LLC
1502 Bienveneda Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90272
Telephone: (310) 459-2540