Provided by Dorothee Schramm
Dorothee Schramm is an independent arbitrator who decides complex commercial disputes around the world. A Swiss lawyer by qualification and former partner at Sidley Austin LLP, she feels at home in both civil law and common law contexts, having been part of a common law team for over a decade. Dorothee Schramm is one of few arbitrators who have hands-on advocacy experience in billion-dollar cases but are fully independent with few conflicts of interest.
While Dorothee Schramm’s experience spans many industries, she has particular interest in technology, engineering and life sciences. As former Head of Europe of Sidley’s Global Life Sciences team and member of Sidley’s Technology Committee, her insights into the life sciences and technology industries go far beyond contract disputes. Dorothee Schramm is recognized as a thought leader both globally and within Switzerland.
Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) – Executive Committee Member
Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) – International Advisory Board Member
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) – Panel of Arbitrators
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) – Panel of Arbitrators
eBRAM – Panel of Arbitrators
Gymnastics Ethics Foundation (GEF) – member of the Disciplinary Commission
IBA, ICCA, ICC Switzerland, ArbAut, DIS, ArbitralWomen
Dorothee Schramm moved to SwissArbitrator in September 2022. She has particular experience assisting clients with disputes relating to distribution agreements, often under UNCITRAL rules.