Ulrich Kopetzki 


Ulrich Kopetzki is an Austrian lawyer with a focus on dispute resolution and corporate law.

Ulrich graduated from the law school of the University of Vienna (2012). Afterwards, he worked in the arbitration department of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP in London as an Intern and Visiting Foreign Lawyer (2013-2014) and at the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris as a Deputy Counsel (2014-2016). He later returned to the ICC as Counsel to become head of the German speaking case management team and subsequently of the Eastern European case management team (2017-2018).

During his time at the ICC, Ulrich mainly dealt with cases from Eastern Europe as well as from Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Nordic countries. He supervised over 500 arbitrations, including several investment treaty and emergency arbitrator cases. He was involved in the review of some 100 awards as part of the ICC Court's scrutiny process.

Furthermore, Ulrich has a passion for negotiation. He teaches negotiation at various universities and was a Visiting Scholar at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago (2016). At Kellogg School of Management's Dispute Resolution Research Center, he conducted negotiation research and completed the Negotiation and Mediation Research and Teaching Certificate Program under the academic supervision of Professors Jeanne Brett and Leigh Thompson.