Stephanie Cohen


Stephanie Cohen is a Canadian arbitrator based in New York City. She has served as an arbitrator in international and domestic commercial arbitrations under the ICC, ICDR, AAA Commercial, UNCITRAL, and Society of Maritime Arbitrators rules, sitting frequently as tribunal chair or sole arbitrator, but also as co-arbitrator. She has also acted as an emergency arbitrator for the ICC and the ICDR and is a member of both international and domestic arbitrator rosters for the AAA/ICDR.

Previously, Stephanie was Counsel in the international arbitration and commercial litigation practice groups at White & Case LLP in New York where she represented clients in complex, high-value disputes before international arbitration tribunals and courts. She is dually qualified as a lawyer in New York and Ontario, Canada, and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Leadership positions include serving as Co-Chair of the NYSBA DRS’ International Dispute Resolution Committee, Co-Chair of the Data Security in Arbitration Subcommittee of the NYC Bar Association’s International Commercial Disputes Committee, and Treasurer of the New York Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Stephanie is also a member of the ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in Arbitration and the ICC Commission Task Force on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings.

Who’s Who Legal (2018) recognizes Stephanie as one of the “most highly regarded” arbitration practitioners aged 45 or under and says she is “‘an entrepreneurial and courageous independent arbitrator’ who excels in international commercial disputes.”

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