Douglas Pilawa is an associate in the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He serves as counsel in both international commercial arbitrations and international investment treaty arbitrations. Douglas acts in disputes in a wide range of sectors, including construction, aerospace, telecoms and energy. He recently represented several LNG gas buyers in price review arbitrations under long-term, take-or-pay contracts.
Douglas co-teaches a 12-week international arbitration course at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he is also the coach of Case Western’s Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team. He also teaches international arbitration at Southwest University of Political Science in Law in Chongqing, China.
While in law school, Douglas was the captain of Case Western’s Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team, twice earning oralist honorable mention awards at the Moot in Vienna. He also served as the Executive Articles Editor for Case Western’s Journal of International Law.
Prior to law school, Douglas worked at several international companies in the US and France.
He is fluent in French.