ACCL Membership Directory

Katherine Hope Gurun

  • JAMS - The Resolution Experts
  • 280 Park Avenue
    West Building 28th Floor
  • New York, New York 10017


  • Undergraduate: Mills College Oakland, Califomia - 1972
  • Law School: University of Oregon School of Law - 1975

Professional Activities

Fellow. American College of Construction Lawyers

Governor, American College of Construction Lawyers 2008-2011

Recipient. Key Women in Energy Global Awards 2002

American Bar Association 1988-2006
Forum Committee on Construction
Steering Committee 1988-1989

State Bar of California 1978 to present
International Law Section
Executive Committee 1988-1990

American Society of International Law 1972·1990
Executive Council 1983-1986

International Bar Association
Participating in Committee T (Construction) Activities

London Court of International Arbitration
Centre for Dispute Resolution (CEDR) 1994

International Chamber of Commerce

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Ms Gurun has participated in numerous conferences and symposia over her career including recently:

Panelist. Building the Next Generation of Women in the Dispute Resolution Field: JAMS Neutrals Share their Stories and Tips for Success New York 2011

Panelist, Society of Construction Law, International Construdion Law

Conference, American College of Construction Lawyers’ Seminar, “The US Foreign Corruption Act and Global Enforcement Action” , Hong Kong December 2010

Co-chair, International Construction Superconference, 2005-2007

Co-chair, Building the Future: Transforming Global Engineering and Construction, a Symposium Sponsored by the American College of Construction Lawyers and Princeton University, Princeton 2006

Moderator, International Alternative Dispute Resolution-The Role of Dispute Resolution Boards, Project Neutrals, Adjudication and Mediation. International Construction Superconference 2007

Panelist, International Arbitration-Avoid it Like the Plague, International Construction Superconerence! 2007

Panelist, International Bar Association. Plenary Panel The State of International Dispute Resolution, Chicago 2006

Keynote Speaker, Conference on Women in Construction! Washington, D.C. 2006

Community Activities

Trustee University of Oregon Foundation

Member, Dean’s Advisory Council. University of Oregon School of Law

Director Transparency International (USA) 2003…2011

Director, Cypress Fund for Peace and Security 2005-2010

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