Clemency Wang

Associate, Singapore

Biography

Overview

Clemency Wang is a member of the Firm's International Arbitration practice in Singapore. She has worked in the New York office of White & Case. Clemency specializes in investment and commercial arbitration, and complex commercial disputes.

Clemency represents private parties and sovereign states in high-stakes commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. She has represented clients in international arbitrations before all major arbitral forums, including ICSID, ICDR, LCIA, SIAC, as well as in arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules. She also has experience in litigation matters before US state and federal courts.

Clemency is actively involved in a wide array of pro bono litigation matters. Currently, she is assisting the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia in an active prisoners' rights class action litigation against the Virginia Department of Corrections, seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of its prisons.

Clemency graduated from Columbia Law School as a James Kent Scholar and Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and received the Parker School Certificate of International Law. At Columbia Law School, she served on the board of the American Review of International Arbitration as Head Notes Editor. She was also a Staff Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and Jailhouse Lawyer's Manual.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education
JD
Columbia Law School
LLB
University College London
Languages
English
Mandarin

Experience

Insurance-related arbitration (2019-2020)
Represented a Bermuda excess liability insurance company in an LCIA arbitration in relation to an insurance claim by a US oil and gas company.

ICC arbitration (2019-2020)
Represented an oilfield services provider in an ICC arbitration seated in New York, including defence against interim measures and representation in parallel bankruptcy proceedings before a federal court.

JAMS arbitration, commercial litigation (2019-2020)
Represented Coasin Logicalis S.A. in Verifone, Inc. v. Coasin Logicalis S.A., a case before the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York, in defending against a request for an anti-suit injunction. Also represented Coasin Logicalis S.A. in parallel arbitral proceedings before JAMS.

ICSID arbitration (2018-2019)
Represented the Republic of Uzbekistan in Kim v. Republic of Uzbekistan, an ICSID arbitration arising under the Kazakh-Uzbek BIT relating to claimant's interests in two cement plants in Uzbekistan.

Insurance-related arbitration (2018)
Advised an excess liability insurance company in relation to a potential insurance claim from an oil and gas company.

Awards and Recognition

James Kent Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2017

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2018

The Parker School Recognition of Achievement in International and Comparative Law, Columbia Law School, 2018