Doak Bishop is head of King & Spalding’s International Arbitration Practice group and a member of the firm’s Latin American Practice Group.
Mr. Bishop has over 28 years experience focusing on international arbitration and litigation of oil and gas, energy, construction, environmental, and foreign investment disputes. He has developed a national reputation for his experience in international arbitration, serving both as an arbitrator and counsel in large business disputes. Mr. Bishop is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Mr. Bishop presently serves as Vice Chairman of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (1990-present) and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes. He has previously served as Chairman of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas (1998) and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association International Litigation Committee (1998-1999). His experience in litigation and arbitration includes:
Mr. Bishop received his B.A. degree, with high honors, and departmental distinction from Southern Methodist University in 1973, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from The University of Texas Law School in 1976 where he served as Research Editor of the Texas Law Review.
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