'How we got here': Lonnie Schooler Traces Origins of New York Convention and Supreme Court's Interpretation in ‘Dispute Resolution Magazine’


Adopted more than 60 years ago, the New York Convention and its meaning continue to be debated and refined today in jurisdictions around the world, Lonnie Schooler noted in an article contributed to Dispute Resolution Magazine.

“In the 49 years since the United States’ accession to the New York Convention, the pace of judicial review of international arbitration awards in American courts has increased dramatically, reflecting the global economy and the rapid acceleration of the popularity of international arbitration as a means of resolving disputes encompassed by the Convention.”

For the full article, view “How we got here” printed in Volume 25, Issue 4 of Dispute Resolution Magazine, a quarterly publication published by the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution.

Meet Lonnie

Lionel M. Schooler is a management-side employment lawyer and recognized authority on employment law, federal appellate practice, and arbitration. Lonnie is also experienced as an arbitrator on the Commercial and Employment Panels of the American Arbitration Association and as an advocate. He is certified as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators for international arbitration matters, and currently serves as Chair of the Texas Chapter of the North American Branch of the Chartered Institute. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.  Lonnie previously served as 2015-2016 Chair of the State Bar of Texas’ Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, as well as Chair of the HBA Labor & Employment Law Section. He recently concluded a two-year service on the Board of Directors of the Houston Bar Association.  He currently serves as an Editor on the Editorial Board of Dispute Resolution Magazine.