Young ITA

Young ITA promotes the involvement of young professionals (under 40) in ITA’s programs, publications and other activities. Young ITA annually presents a young arbitrators’ Roundtable during the ITA Workshop in Dallas, the ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration in Houston and the ITA Americas Workshop in Latin America. Young ITA also presents #YOUNGITATALKS events for young practitioners periodically in other cities around the world. Young ITA also sponsors a writing competition, a mentorship program and special activities in the following regions: North America, South America (Spanish-speaking jurisdictions), Brazil, Mexico and Central America, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Africa and Asia.

Membership in Young ITA is free and open to all young arbitration practitioners, law students, and other professionals under 40 years old with an interest in international arbitration.

Young ITA Leadership Positions

We are now accepting applications for the following Young ITA leadership positions for 2017-2019, including:

  • Thought Leadership Chair
  • Mentorship Program Chair 
  • Regional Chairs – One for each of the following regions:
    • North America
    • South America (Spanish-speaking jurisdictions)
    • Brazil
    • Mexico and Central America
    • United Kingdom
    • Continental Europe
    • Africa
    • Asia

For more information and to apply, click here. The application deadline is September 8, 2017.

To join Young ITA, click here.

  • To join the Young ITA Group on LinkedIn, the official member page and discussion forum for Young ITA Members, click here.
  • To follow the Young ITA public page on LinkedIn, click here.
  • For upcoming Young ITA events, click here.
  • To view current ITA members including Young ITA members, click here.

For more information about Young ITA, contact Young ITA chair Silvia Marchili or vice chair Elizabeth Devaney.

Young ITA Chair - Silvia Marchili
Silvia Marchili
Chair, Young ITA
King & Spalding LLP
Houston, Texas

Elizabeth Devaney
Vice Chair, Young ITA
Assistant General Counsel
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Houston, TX

Robert Landicho
Communications Chair, Young ITA
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Houston, TX