Victoria Shannon is an Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University
School of Law. She is an expert on third-party funding of litigation and arbitration,
international arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, alternative dispute resolution
(ADR), and civil procedure. Professor Shannon was recently appointed to the Academic
Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), made up of the top
academics in the field of international arbitration from around the globe. She is also a
Member of the Task Force on Third-Party Funding jointly organized by the International
Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), which is the premier international commercial
arbitration policy and membership organization, and Queen Mary University of London.
Prior to joining W&L, Professor Shannon served for five years as Deputy Director of
Arbitration and ADR in North America for the International Court of Arbitration of the
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and assisted the United States Council for
International Business (USCIB) in nominating arbitrators, mediators, and experts for ICC
Professor Shannon holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a law degree
from Harvard Law School. She is a member of the bar in New York, New Jersey and the
District of Columbia.