Kirstin Dodge has been selected to join the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution Court, effective January 1, 2020. The Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lucerne (Central Switzerland), Lugano, Neuchâtel and Zurich established the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution as a non-profit organization which offers means of dispute resolution based on the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration and the Swiss Rules of Mediation. In order to administer arbitrations under the Swiss Rules of International Arbitration, the Swiss Chambers' Arbitration Institution established the SCAI Arbitration Court as an autonomous body.
Kirstin Dodge has served as Special Counsel for International Arbitration and Litigation at Homburger since 2006. Her practice focuses on representation of clients in international arbitrations, including with respect to intellectual property and investment treaty disputes as well as the energy, telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to relocating to Switzerland, Ms. Dodge earned her legal degree (JD) at Harvard Law School then gained extensive experience as a commercial litigator in the US, where she was a partner at a leading Pacific Northwest firm.