Detroit attorney co-edits, co-authors handbook on dispute resolution clauses

Miller Canfield attorney Frederick Acomb, leader of the International Disputes Group in the firm's Detroit office, co-edited a 50-nation legal compendium, "Handbook on Multi-Tiered Dispute Resolution Clauses."

The 229-page compendium includes individual chapters on the relevant law in the following jurisdictions: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldavia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, New York, and the USA.

Acomb, who also co-authored the United States chapter, serves as an Officer of the International Bar Association Litigation Committee, which published the handbook online.

A graduate of Northwestern University, and University of California, Hastings College of Law, for more than 20 years Acomb has prosecuted and defended international arbitration and litigation matters for clients located all over the world. His work regularly takes him around the globe, and he has appeared before arbitration tribunals in multiple continents including Asia, Europe, and North America.

Members of the International Disputes Group also include Professor Troy Harris, Professor Charles Brower II, Professor Julian Mortenson, James Woolard, Jr., Paul Hudson, and Larry Saylor.

Published: Mon, Dec 07, 2015