Emmanuel Gaillard, Titan Of Int'l Arbitration, Has Died

Law360 (April 2, 2021, 7:46 PM EDT) -- Emmanuel Gaillard, the founder of Shearman & Sterling LLP's international arbitration practice area who had recently launched a new specialist firm, died Thursday at the age of 69.

Gaillard's firm, Gaillard Banifatemi Shelbaya Disputes, confirmed the news of his "sudden and unexpected" death Friday.

"Professor Gaillard was a totem in the world of international arbitration and a source of inspiration for lawyers around the world," the firm said in a statement. "Arbitrators, practitioners, academics and clients universally admired his brilliance, integrity, humanity and dedication."

A professor of law in France and a visiting professor at both Harvard and Yale law schools...

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