Paul Klaas

Adjunct: General Curriculum
  • Arbitrator, North Coast Arbitration Chambers (Minneapolis); Maitland Chambers (London)
  • Dartmouth College, A.B.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.

Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Paul Klaas is dual qualified as a member of the Minnesota (US) bar and as a barrister of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the College of Commercial Arbitrators, and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Klaas has served as sole arbitrator, chair of arbitral tribunal, wing arbitrator, or lead counsel in hundreds of lawsuits and international commercial arbitrations in multiple countries and US states involving many industries, particularly health care, life sciences, media and entertainment, computers, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, aviation, aerospace, and natural resources. In addition to his work as Associate then Partner at Dorsey & Whitney in its Minneapolis and London offices (1977-2014), Klass has taught the classical and legal rhetoric course at Dartmouth College, the international commercial arbitration course at the Harvard Law School, and, since 2013, the international commercial arbitration course at the University of Minnesota Law School.

Courses

International Commercial Arbitration

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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