Amy Klaesener

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Amy Kläsener is an international arbitration specialist focused on engineering, construction and M&A disputes, including in the energy (including nuclear), manufacturing and pharma sectors and software development disputes. 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 a US national and admitted to practice in New York. 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 (2017-2021), Shearman & Sterling (2008-2017), Sullivan & Cromwell (2005-2008)

Professional Memberships

ICC Commission, IBA, ICCA


Co-Editor, “GAR’s Guide to Evidence” (forthcoming 2021); Editor, "GAR’s Guide to M&A Arbitration" (2021 3rd Ed.); 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, Maurer School of Law and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.