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University of Arkansas School of Law

 

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Organisation
University of Arkansas School of Law
I practice/work in
  • International Arbitration
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution
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Title (Mr/Mrs/Miss/Dr)
Prof.
How you'd like your name to appear in the directory
Uche Ewelukwa Ofodile
Country
Nigeria
Non-African Country (Please Specify)
United States
Country of Birth
Nigeria
Nationalities
Nigerian
Languages
English and Ibo. Working on my French
Individual Member Profession (see note below)
  • Academic
I have not sat as an arbitrator but hold this relevant qualification (see note below)
Other Post Grad International Arbitration qualification that involved Award Writing
Areas of Speciality
  • Employment
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Investment law
  • Joint Venture
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Technologies
Degrees/Qualifications, Institutions and Dates Obtained
EDUCATION

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA
Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.), June 2003

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL, Cambridge, MA
Master of Laws (LL.M.), June 1993

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, London, U.K.
Master of Laws (LL.M.), June 1991

NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL, Lagos, Nigeria
Barrister-at-Law (B.L.), June 1989

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, Nsukka
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), 1988

AWARDS

2019 Award - Women's Giving Circle - To host a "Patent Bootcamp for Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM")

Outstanding 2014 Year-in-Review Award, American Bar Association Section of International Law

Fellow, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, Columbia University, 2011-2012


2009 Human Rights Essay Award, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law

Fellow, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 2003-2004
Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW, Fayetteville, AR
E. J. Ball Professor of Law, 2017 -
Professor, 2009 - 2017
Associate Professor, 2005-2009
Assistant Professor, 2001-2005

AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES, J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Affiliate Faculty Member 2015-present

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, New York City, New York
Visiting Professor, Summer 2017

DEPAUL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW, Chicago, IL
Visiting Associate Professor, 2000-2001

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA, Yerevan
Visiting Professor, Summer 2000

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA LAW CENTER, Norman, OK
Crowe and Dunlevy Visiting International Law Professor, Spring 2000

TUFTS UNIVERSITY, EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE, Medford, MA
Visiting Lecturer, Fall 1997

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO SCHOOL OF LAW, San Juan, PR
Visiting Professor, Summer 1996
Legal Background
  • Common Law
  • International Law
Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Finance
  • Loan
  • Sale of Goods
Other Agreement (Please specify)
Investment contracts
Number of Cases as Counsel in international arbitration/ADR
1-5
Number of Cases as Sole Arbitrator in international arbitration
1-5
Number of Cases as Co-Arbitrator in international arbitration
1-5
Number of Cases as International Tribunal Chair
1-5
Number of Cases as International Arbitration Tribunal Secretary
1-5
Number of Cases as International Mediator/Conciliator
1-5
List arbitration/ADR articles, book chapters, books and where published
1. Africa and International Arbitration: From Accommodation and Acceptance to Active Engagement in DEALING WITH DIVERSITY IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION (L. Barrington, and R. Rana eds.; Transnational Dispute Management (2015)).

2. Africa and the System of Investor-State Dispute Settlement: To Reject or Not to Reject? TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT, VOL. 1 (2014).

3. African Countries and the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes: Substantive Issues (Forthcoming 2019)

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