Amy Klaesener

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Amy Kläsener is a Partner in Dentons’ Frankfurt Office and leads the Dispute Resolution team in Germany. Amy is an international arbitration specialist with a particular focus on engineering, construction and M&A disputes, including in the energy (nuclear) and manufacturing sectors. As a US lawyer practicing in Europe, she brings a deep understanding of multiple legal cultures to her practice. She has served as sole arbitrator and president in ICC and DIS arbitrations, conducting proceedings in English and German. Amy is an expert in the taking of evidence, having served as secretary to the IBA subcommittee that revised the IBA rules on the taking of evidence in 2010.


Dentons (since 2017), Shearman & Sterling (2008-2017), Sullivan & Cromwell (2005-2008)

Professional Memberships

ICC Commission, IBA, DIS, LCIA


Editor, "GAR’s Guide to M&A Arbitration" (2018, 2019); Co-author, “Special Issues in Connection with M&A Insurance”; “Good Faith in the 2010 IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration” (IALR, 2010)


Amy is passionate about innovation in the delivery of legal services, including by deploying diverse teams and harnessing legal technology, and process and project management techniques. She studied at Columbia, IU Bloomington School of Law and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.