John H. Wilkinson ADR,
144 Red Cedar Lane
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
AREAS OF PRACTICE
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate, Commercial
John Wilkinson was written up in New York Magazine as one of the best lawyers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in international arbitration. He is a member of the arbitration panels of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA); the International Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, 2021, as well as the panels of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He is a member of the International Arbitration Club of New York and is co-author of the NY State Bar Ass’n’s Guidelines for the Arbitrator’s Conduct of the Pre-Hearing Phase of International Arbitrations (Nov. 2010). He has served on the board of the New York International Arbitration Center (2013-15). Also: (i) he is a Special Master, N.Y. Appellate Division, First Department; and (ii) he was recently recognized by Best Lawyers in the field of international arbitration (2021). He has served as arbitrator (often as chair) or mediator in hundreds of international commercial cases, including the following representative matters:
Claimed breach of an agreement which gave Respondent the exclusive right to sell a certain brand of motor vehicles in the Peoples Republic of China, including the territories of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
Claimed breach of a contract to sell 20,000 metric tons of scrap steel to be loaded in St. Petersburg, Russia and delivered to Venice, Italy.
John Wilkinson, arbitrator and mediator, has served in hundreds of domestic and international cases in the past 25 years.