Raymond G. Bender, a Member of the law firm of Dow Lohnes PLLC, Washington, D.C. from 1975 until 2009, currently serves domestically and internationally as an independent Arbitrator and Mediator in commercial disputes. Mr. Bender is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Commercial Arbitrators, including for Washington, D.C., Technology, and Large Complex Cases; the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutral Arbitrators for Washington, D.C., Technology, and Cross?Border (i.e., International) disputes; and the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) Panel of International Arbitrators.
During thirty-four years of private law practice, Mr. Bender represented numerous business enterprises, including Fortune 50 companies, mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurs on a broad range of legal and strategic business issues. He counseled clients in a variety of industries in numerous commercial contexts, and represented foreign governments and quasi-governmental bodies as well. Mr. Bender represented many diverse business interests, but gained a particular expertise in domestic and international legal issues affecting various high-tech sectors, including aerospace and satellites, telecommunications, information technology, intellectual property, the Internet and broadband communications, computer hardware and software, broadcasting and cable television, and other technology-based businesses.