Eric Lenier Ives

Associate, New York



Eric is an associate in the International Arbitration group in the Firm's New York office. His practice covers complex commercial dispute resolution, investor-State arbitration, and international law. He advises corporate and sovereign clients across industries, with experience in financial services, pharmaceuticals, insurance, and construction arbitrations under the UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, JAMS, and AAA-ICDR rules. He has experience in all phases of the dispute resolution process.

Eric also serves as Assistant Editor for the United States and Canada on the Kluwer Arbitration Blog and as coach to Ivan Franko National University of Lviv in the 30th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court. Prior to joining the Firm, Eric was a James Kent Scholar at Columbia Law School and represented the school at the 25th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court, advancing to the Round of 8.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Columbia Law School
New York University


Awards and Recognition

James Kent Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2018

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Columbia Law School, 2019

Davis Polk Leadership Fellow, Columbia Law School, 2019