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. She was recently appointed as a Member of the newly-formed
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.