Independent Arbitrator

$350.00 hourly
  • Remote (Multiple Locations)
  • May 20, 2021
Contractor Legal

Job Description

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (“USADA”), the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (“USOPC”), and the USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council (AAC) seek at least 5 and up to 8 Independent Arbitrators to hear and resolve doping disputes in the Olympic & Paralympic sports. Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting preliminary hearings
  • Setting discovery and briefing schedules
  • Resolve pre-hearing disputes
  • Review pre-hearing briefs and exhibits
  • Conduct evidentiary hearings
  • Issue written reasoned awards

Arbitrator candidates will be selected based on their qualifications by the USOPC, the USOPC AAC and USADA. There is no obligation that a candidate be a member or any arbitral body or association prior to appointment. Once appointed, arbitrators will serve a six-year term and hear matters on a rotating basis that arise out of the USADA Protocol for Olympic and Paralympic Movement Testing. This is not a full time position.