Kevin O’Gorman

Kevin O’Gorman is the Administrative Partner for Norton Rose Fulbright’s Houston office.

Kevin is recognized in the United States and globally for his experience in international arbitration, domestic arbitration and international litigation. Kevin has particular experience with commercial, corporate, energy, sovereign, treaty and construction disputes. He has handled cases under all major arbitral rules including AAA, CPR, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, JAMS, and LCIA, as well as ad hoc disputes under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules. He has also appeared in numerous U.S. courts. In addition to his client work, Kevin has served as an arbitrator in domestic and international cases for over a decade.

Kevin is a leading commentator on the avoidance and resolution of climate change related disputes and is a member of the ICC Taskforce on Resolving Climate Change Related Disputes in Arbitration.  He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Center for American and International Law, and on the boards of organizations in the areas of law, foreign affairs and healthcare.  He has held senior leadership positions on the ABA Section of International Law and State Bar of Texas Section of International Law.

Earlier in his career, Kevin served as Team Leader and Senior Legal Secretary to the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland. The Tribunal decided international claims to dormant Holocaust-era bank accounts. At the CRT, he led a team of international lawyers and was a member of the Tribunal’s Policy Committee. Kevin clerked for the Honorable Howell Cobb, US District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, after law school.

Kevin is admitted to practice law in Texas, New York and England and Wales (Solicitor). He is a Life Fellow of the American, Texas and Houston Bar Foundations.