January 2021 – Earlier this month, Rainbow Willard was re-elected as Secretary to the Board for the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC). This marks the second full year that Rainbow will serve in the role. Chaffetz Lindsey has maintained an active relationship with NYIAC since the organization’s founding in 2013. Just in the past few years, Rainbow and Gretta Walters led a discussion about diversity during NYIAC’s inaugural New York Arbitration Week, Aníbal Sabater and NYIAC co-hosted a 3-episode podcast series about international arbitration in Latin America and the firm sponsored the 2020 New York Arbitration Week, where Caline Mouawad led two panel discussions about diversity in arbitration and a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument about section 1782. Additionally, Aníbal Sabater currently serves on NYIAC’s Board as a Director and is a Member of the Nominating Committee. Aníbal previously served on NYIAC’s Executive Committee.
NYIAC is a nonprofit organization formed to advance, strengthen and promote the conduct of international arbitration in New York. NYIAC offers world-class hearing rooms, breakout rooms and state-of-the-art technology for international arbitrations of all kinds, develops programs and materials about international arbitration in New York and supports dialogue discussion and debate to keep New York at the forefront of the international arbitration community.