Mark W. Friedman

Visiting Lecturer in Law

(fall term)


Mark W. Friedman is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, where he is Co-chair of the International Dispute Resolution Group. Friedman specializes in international arbitration and litigation, including commercial and investor-state disputes.

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Contact Information



Faculty Assistant


Pat Florio

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Yale Law School, 1991
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1988

Courses Taught


  • International Arbitration

Mark W. Friedman is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, where he is Co-chair of the International Dispute Resolution Group. Friedman specializes in international arbitration and litigation, including commercial and investor-state disputes. He has represented clients and served as arbitrator in tribunals constituted under the rules of the leading global institutions, including the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Friedman’s public and professional service includes terms as Vice President of the ICC Court of Arbitration, Chair of the International Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee, a member of the LCIA Court, Vice-Chair of the International Dispute Resolution Committee of the American Bar Association’s International Section, and co-rapporteur of the International Law Association’s Commercial Arbitration Committee. A 1991 graduate of Yale Law School and a 1988 graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Friedman serves on the editorial board of Dispute Resolution International.