Victoria Shannon Shannon, Esq.
Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Victoria Shannon currently serves as Deputy Director of Arbitration and ADR in North America for the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In this capacity, Ms. Shannon advises government attorneys, in-house counsel and law firm attorneys on all phases of arbitration, mediation, and dispute board procedures under the ICC Rules, including negotiating and drafting dispute resolution clauses, selecting neutrals and enforcing awards. She also assists the U.S. Council for International Business (USCIB), which serves as the U.S. National Committee to the ICC, in nominating arbitrators, mediators, and experts for ICC Cases. Ms. Shannon previously served as a consultant to the New York State Bar Association Task Force on New York Law in International Matters, and she is currently a member of the New York City Bar Association International Law Committee.
Ms. Shannon frequently serves as a speaker and moderator at international arbitration conferences around the world on cutting-edge topics, such as class arbitration, consolidation, insolvency, the 2012 ICC Rules, enforcing arbitral awards, and managing document production effectively. Ms. Shannon’s publications include Third Party Funding in International Arbitration (2012: Kluwer Law International); “The 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration” in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation: The Fordham Papers (2011), Arthur Rovine, ed. (2012: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers); and “The New ICC Rules of Arbitration” in New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall 2011: New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section).
Prior to joining ICC, Ms. Shannon served as an associate with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where she specialized in complex tax credit and municipal bond financing transactions, as well as matters involving American Indian tribes. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, she traveled to New Orleans to assist the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Fair Housing Project with two housing discrimination claims on behalf of New Orleans residents.
Ms. Shannon holds a bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Harvard University and a law degree from Harvard Law School.
Ms. Shannon is a member of the bar in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Shannon co-teaches “Introduction to Investment Arbitration” with Josefa Sicard-Mirabal.