Jennifer Glasser

Partner, New York



Jennifer Glasser is a partner in the Firm's New York office and a member of the International Arbitration group. Ms. Glasser represents corporate clients in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations involving common and civil laws, as well as sovereigns in investor-State disputes. Ms. Glasser also has experience representing and advising clients in US court proceedings related to the arbitral process. Her experience covers a wide range of industries including energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, mining, financial services and technology.

Ms. Glasser is the co-editor of The CPR Corporate Counsel Manual for Cross-Border Dispute Resolution, a comprehensive manual on drafting international ADR clauses and managing ADR processes in the cross-border context. She is the Vice Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution and serves on CPR's Cybersecurity Task Force. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration and the NY City Bar Arbitration Committee.

Before entering private practice, Ms. Glasser clerked with Judge Koen Lenaerts at the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
University of Michigan Law School
Northwestern University
Université de Paris IV (La Sorbonne)



Defense of Bulgaria in two ICSID arbitrations arising out of investments in Bulgaria's electricity sector; more than €900 million in dispute  

Oil & Gas:

Representation of a LNG distributor on price adjustment clause dispute subject to New York law

ICC arbitration in Switzerland under New York law concerning long-term gas supply contract price re-opener  

Joint Venture, Licensing and Intellectual Property:

Three related ICC arbitrations, seated in Paris and governed by French law, involving a chemical manufacturing joint venture and trade secret issues with more than US $1 billion in dispute  

Financial Services:

FINRA arbitration under New York law defending French investment bank against breach of contract claims relating to a structured financial product; over US $200 million in dispute  


ICC arbitration in New York under Pennsylvania law involving breach of contract claims relating to development and operation of a tungsten mine in Brazil  


ICDR arbitration, governed by New York law and seated in New York, concerning performance of sapphire furnaces in South-East Asian high-tech zone

Representation of leading American insurance and pension company in ICSID arbitration arising out of nationalization by a Latin American State

ICC arbitration in Paris under French law relating to the development, implementation, and rollout of an enterprise-wide business software solution purchased by a leading advertising and multimedia communications group

Representation of AAA as amicus curiae in US Supreme Court case regarding preconditions to investment arbitration  

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Compliance with Local Law Clauses and Original Intent – A Natural or Problematic Evolution?, 12th Annual Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference (Washington, DC, 2018)

Speaker, CPR Y-ADR Annual Year in Review Event (New York, 2017)

Panel on drafting ADR clauses and planning for cross-border disputes, Book launch event for The CPR Corporate Counsel Manual for Cross-Border Dispute Resolution (New York, 2017)

Panel on "Arbitration Agreements: Which Law Applies and Why Is it Important?", CPR Canada Regional Meeting (Toronto, 2017)


Denying Investment Protection to Unlawful Investments: An Acceptable Instance of Arbitrator-Made Law in Investment Arbitration, in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Volume 12, Forthcoming 2018

The CPR Corporate Counsel Manual for Cross-Border Dispute Resolution, International Institute for Dispute Resolution, 2017 (co-editor with Ank Santens; author of chapter on Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration Clauses)

Incentives for Outside Counsel to Embrace Dispute Resolution Options, Inside Counsel, June 2015

District Court Rejects Use of Section 1782 In Aid of ICC Arbitration, Mealey's International Arbitration Report, September 2011 (with Mark Beckett and Marc Suskin)