Julie Bedard

Julie Bédard concentrates her practice on international litigation and arbitration. She regularly advises clients on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses and has served as counsel in international arbitration proceedings held under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.

Ms. Bédard repeatedly has been listed in Chambers Global (“she has the capacity to understand non-legal details that most lawyers would overlook,” 2013 edition), Chambers USA (“she is a standout individual” and “a definite rising presence in the US market,” 2014 edition), Global Arbitration Review’s International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration (“an extremely bright all-rounder,” 2013 edition), Chambers Latin America and The Best Lawyers in America. She also has been recognized in Euromoney’s Expert Guide’s: Best of the Best USA 2013 – Commercial Arbitration (Top 30 practitioners); Global Arbitration Review’s 45 under 45 (2011); and Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Commercial Arbitration Experts (2011). She was cited in Legal 500 Latin America 2014. Ms. Bédard also was named as a “2014 Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal, and she has received the “Best in Commercial Arbitration” Euromoney Women in Business Law Award in 2012, 2013 and 2014. In addition, she was named by the World Economic Forum to the 2013 “Young Global Leaders” and was selected among the “Inspiring Women in Law” by Latin Lawyer (Nov. 2013). She is a member of the Skadden team that was named the 2013 “Law Firm of the Year: Dispute Resolution” by Chambers Global.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) International Litigation and Arbitration , 3) Patent Litigation and 4) Intellectual Property Litigation
Law School Columbia University School of Law, (LL.M.,2001), Columbia University School of Law, (J.S.D.,2006)
Education College Stanislas, Montreal, Canada (French Baccal
Bar Member / Association U.S. District Courts for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 2004,New York, 2002,Quebec, 1997
Most recent firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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