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Member Profile: Jean Kalicki

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Kalicki Arbitration
201 West 72nd St.
New York, NY, NY 10023
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Tel: 646-371-9156

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Jean Kalicki regularly travels out of state to California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia

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ADR Services Include:

Arbitration; Early Neutral Evaluation


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Jean Kalicki has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Jean Kalicki is a full-time independent arbitrator based in New York and Washington, DC, specializing in international, complex commercial and investor-State disputes.  Until April 1, 2016, she was a Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP and New York, serving as counsel in a wide range of high-stakes international disputes. Over more than 25 years, she has conducted arbitrations involving six continents, across a wide range of industries and disputed issues, addressing issues of public international law and the laws of dozens of different countries.

Ms. Kalicki is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Arbitration (US National Committee), the Board of Directors of SICANA, Inc. (ICC North America), and the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).  She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and of the College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA).  She teaches arbitration and advocacy as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and American University Washington College of Law.  Ms. Kalicki is co-editor of Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System: Journeys for the 21st Century (Brill Nijhoff and TDM-OGEMID 2015), serves on the Editorial Board of the ICSID Review, and is a frequent writer and speaker on arbitration topics.

Ms. Kalicki has been widely recognized for her leadership in the field.  In February 2016, Law360 named Ms. Kalicki one of the “Five Most Influential Female International Arbitrators” in the world.


  • JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1989 - (Editor, Harvard Law Review)
  • Harvard Law School, 1987-1989
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Harvard College, 1986

Memberships & Affiliations

Ms. Kalicki is a member of the ICCA Governing Board, the Board of Directors of the AAA, the LCIA Court, the ICC Commission on Arbitration (US National Committee), and the Board of Directors of SICANA, Inc. (ICC North America).

For more than a decade, she served as Chair of the DC Bar’s International Dispute Resolution Committee. She previously served as Chair of the Chartered Institute’s Washington, D.C. Chapter and as Chair of the USCIB’s Arbitration Subcommittee for Washington, DC. 

She teaches regularly as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and as a Professorial Lecturer (Adjunct Faculty) at American University Washington College of Law’s Summer Program on International Arbitration.

Ms. Kalicki serves on the Editorial Board of the ICSID Review, as a featured contributor to Kluwer Arbitration Blog, and as an Associate Editor of Transnational Dispute Management.


$700/hour, including study, travel and award drafting time.
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