Colm McInerney represents clients in complex commercial and international disputes before trial and appellate courts in the United States and before U.S. and international arbitral tribunals. Mr. McInerney has a wide range of experience with issues that frequently arise in international disputes, including international discovery, forum disputes, and the enforcement of international arbitration agreements and awards. He also frequently publishes articles relating to international litigation and arbitration matters and is an Adjunct Professor of International Commercial Arbitration at Fordham University School of Law in New York City.

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Evidential Issues in International Arbitration,” Arbitration Ireland’s 2016 Young Practitioners’ Event, November 17, 2016, Dublin, Ireland
  • Moderator, Panel which included Justice Frank Clarke of the Supreme Court of Ireland, “International Litigation and Arbitration: Current Trends and Lessons Learned, Including International Disputes, Litigation, and Enforcement Developments,” Dublin Solicitors Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Conference, September 23, 2016, Washington, D.C.
  • Panelist, “Where’s the Money – Current Issues on Enforcing Arbitration Awards and Mediated Settlement Agreements,” NYSBA’s Dispute Resolution Section’s Fall Meeting 2014, New York, October 2014


  • Adjunct Professor of International Commercial Arbitration, Fordham University School of Law, Fall Semester 2014
  • Taught an introductory course on international commercial arbitration at Duke University School of Law, January 2012 and January 2013



  • LL.M., Duke Law School, 2007
  • LL.M., University College Dublin, 2006
  • B.B.L.S., University College Dublin, 2005


  • New York

Colm P. McInerney

Associate, International Litigation and Arbitration