Rona G. Shamoon is a former litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where she was a member of the General Counsel's Office and Skadden's International Arbitration Group. She is currently a member of the Commercial Arbitration Panel of the American Arbitration Association. Ms. Shamoon has served as an advocate for parties in international and domestic commercial arbitrations and mediations and has negotiated and drafted numerous dispute resolution provisions in domestic and international contracts.
In 2009, Ms. Shamoon was a recipient of the Cornerstone Award from the Lawyer's Alliance for her outstanding pro-bono service.
Ms. Shamoon has served on a number of advisory committees for various dispute resolution organizations including the National Advisory Committee on Large, Complex, Commercial Cases of the American Arbitration Association and the Arbitration and Program Committees of the CPR International Institute for Dispute Resolution, and has given numerous workshops on drafting dispute resolution clauses.
Arbitration. Experienced in international and domestic commercial cases
Early neutral evaluation. Expert evaluation and assements.
Available for expedited proceedings. Flexible to your timeline.
Commercial disputes. Extensive experience with complex commercial disputes.
Organized and efficient. For cases of any scale.
Discovery. Experienced with all aspects of discovery.
Ms. Shamoon graduated summa cum laude from Pace University School of Law in 1993, where she served as Research and Writing Editor of the Pace Law Review and was the recipient of the Faculty Award for Academic Excellence.
She is currently a member of the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates, a Member-at Large of the Section Delegates Caucus and a Member of the Association's Membership Committee. She was also formerly Chair of the NYSBA's Dispute Resolution Section where she previously chaired the Section's CLE Committee, and is currently co-chair of the Section's Membership Committee. She is also a past member of the Arbitration Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and is currently a member of the Association's ADR Committee.
“Top Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Drafting Dispute Resolution Provisions”
“Absence of Consent Trumps Arbitral Economy: Consolidation of Arbitration Under U.S. Law”
“Limiting and Expanding by Contract Court Review of Arbitral Awards”