Stephen L. Drymer joined Woods LLP as partner and head of International Arbitration. Stephen’s practice is focused on domestic and international arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. He acts as counsel, as well as arbitrator and mediator, in domestic and international commercial and investment disputes, and advises parties on a broad range of issues associated with the design, negotiation, drafting, and implementation of dispute resolution agreements and strategies. Educated and trained in both common law and civil, he has acted in disputes in a wide array of industries, involving the laws of many jurisdictions, in both institutional and ad hoc proceedings. Stephen is as well very active as counsel and arbitrator in the resolution of sport-related disputes in Canada and internationally. A member of various institutional rosters of arbitrators and mediators, Stephen is recognized as one of the world’s leading international lawyers and arbitrators.