Ann Robertson

Locke Lord LLP

Ann Ryan Robertson serves as an arbitrator and advocate in both international and domestic arbitrations. Ann is a member of the U.S. delegation to the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes, a Board Member of the American Arbitration Association, a Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a past member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Arbitration.

In addition, for over a decade, she has coached the University of Houston Law Center’s Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot team.

Ann is also a highly skilled trial attorney with over 30 years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of complex commercial disputes spanning a number of industries including banking and finance, insurance, oil and gas, manufacturing, real estate and automotive.

Representative Experience :

  • Defended an African oil company and a Cayman Islands company in a suit arising out of a hostage taking situation that occurred off the coast of Africa. Obtained a dismissal of all claims.
  • Obtained a take nothing judgment for an independent exploration company in a gas-balancing dispute. The verdict was affirmed on appeal.
  • Represented a major oil company in a $50 million lawsuit involving claim of property damage from Hurricane Alicia. Negotiated a settlement of the suit. Subsequently represented the client’s insurer against the subcontractor and obtained a settlement.
  • Obtained summary judgment for a major New York insurance company in a $25 million lawsuit claiming that the insurance company was liable for an agent’s alleged fraud.
  • Defended a well-known real estate developer in a case brought by three plaintiffs alleging fraud in a real estate transaction.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest grocery suppliers in a more than $2 million contract claim. Obtained a judgment in the client’s favor.
  • Defended a Texas Partnership and its two partners in a class action securities fraud case brought in a California state court. Filed a challenge to personal jurisdiction on behalf of partners. Prevailed on appeal in a case of first impression. Subsequently settled the claim against the partnership for nuisance value.

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Vice President, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2019)
  • Trustee, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2013-2018)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Executive Committee, North American Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2006-2012); Chair (2008 -2011)
  • Member, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Panel of Neutrals
  • Member, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) Panel of Neutrals
  • Member, U.S. delegation to the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes (appointed by U.S. State and Commerce Departments)
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Member, Houston International Arbitration Club
  • Coach, University of Houston Law Center Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot Competition (2002-present)
  • Past Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration (by appointment)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Education :

  • LL.M., International Economic Law, University of Houston Law Center, 2005
  • J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 1977
  • B.A., English, University of Houston, 1972

Admissions :

  • Texas, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Admitted To Practice :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


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