William Park is "a star of the market" and a "phenomenal arbitrator". He is a specialist when it comes to international commercial, business and tax-related arbitration.
Professor of Law at Boston University, William (Rusty) Park teaches in the areas of tax, finance and conflict of laws. After studies at Yale and Columbia, Park practised in Paris until returning home to teach at Boston University and to direct the university’s Center for Banking Law Studies.
Park is general editor of Arbitration International and former president of the London Court of International Arbitration. Visiting academic appointments include the universities of Auckland, Cambridge, Dijon, Geneva and Hong Kong. Park served on the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Swiss Bank Accounts and the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims. The president of the United States appointed Park to the panel of arbitrators for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
His service as arbitrator includes cases related to finance, tax, insurance cross-border investment, intellectual property (FRAND), gas supply, and construction.
Park is an honorary fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. His books include Arbitration of International Business Disputes, International Forum Selection, ICC Arbitration (with Craig and Paulsson), International Commercial Arbitration (with Reisman, Craig and Paulsson) and Income Tax Treaty Arbitration (with Tillinghast).
Professional experience includes practice with Rope & Gray in Boston and with Hughes Hubbard & Reed, in New York and Paris, as well as service as legal adviser to Edmond Safra in Geneva.