Mark Stadnyk is a partner focusing on international commercial and investor-state arbitrations. He serves as counsel in international disputes involving a wide range of sectors, institutions, arbitral rules and treaties. He has recently represented major publicly traded companies and sovereign states in a diverse range of international arbitrations and litigations.

    Mark frequently speaks and writes on international legal matters, and works with the New York International Arbitration Center to maintain its Case Law Library. He previously practiced in the international arbitration team at firms in Paris, France and Houston, Texas.

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    • Harvard University, LL.M., 2011
    • University of Oxford, B.A., 2010
    • University of Paris II, Panthéon-Assas Certificat Supérieur en Droit Français et Européen, 2009


    • New York, 2012

    • Co-author, “Contributory Fault and Investor Misconduct in Investment Arbitration,” The Journal of World Investment & Trade, 2021.
    • Moderator, “International Investment Dispute Settlement and Energy Investments,” First Tulane Energy Law Conference, March 2019.
    • Co-author, “Tracing the Evolution of International Investment Law Through the Catalyst of Energy Disputes," Oil, Gas and Energy Law (OGEL), October 2018.
    • Speaker, “U.S.-Mexico Water and Energy Relations,” International Law Committee of the New York City Bar, January 2018.
    • Author, “Global Geopolitics and International Energy Arbitration,” Kluwer Arbitration Blog, March 2017.
    • Author, “The Slow Evolution of Quick Arbitral Relief,” Global Arbitration Review, July 2016.
    • Author, “Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees and Costs: Displacing the American Rule in Petitions to Confirm International Arbitral Awards,” New York State Bar Association, New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Summer 2016.
    • Speaker, “Recourse to U.S. Courts to Obtain Evidence for Use in Foreign Arbitral Proceedings,” Harvard Arbitration Discussion Series, April 2016.
    • Co-author, “Arbitration and Joint Operating Agreements: An Overview,” The Leading Practitioners’ Guide to International Oil & Gas Arbitration, 2015.
    • Speaker, Lunch & Learn on International Arbitration, LL.M. Series: Harvard Law School, November 2015.
    • Speaker, “New Trends in Oil and Gas Investment Arbitration and Lessons Learned from Recent Decisions,” Second Houston Annual Conference Oil and Gas Investment Arbitration, October 2015.
    • Co-author, “Increasing Convergence And Sophistication In Emergency Arbitral Relief: Critical Mass Towards Alleviating A Core Concern Of Arbitration Users?” Mealey’s International Arbitration Report, December 2014.
    • Co-author, “New York's International Arbitration Judge, One Year Later,” New York Law Journal, November 17, 2014.
    • Co-author, “International Arbitration and Energy: How Energy Disputes Shaped International Investment Dispute Resolution,” Research Handbook in International Energy Law, 2014.
    • Speaker, “Oil and Gas Investment Arbitrations: Protecting Oil and Gas Projects against Political Risk,” University of Houston, October 2014.

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