Ms Andrea Carska-Sheppard (1965)
Lawyer (Slovakia / Canada)
Bratislava / Slovakia
Licensed lawyer in four jurisdictions. Both common law and civil law trained and graduate of Center of Diplomatic and Strategic Studies. Experience includes General Counsel for global company operating in 200 countries (as of 2013), research assistant in sport law at Harvard Law School (2004-2006). Member of several arbitration courts, executive boards and associations including IOC’s Working Group on the Prevention of Harassment and Abuse in Sports. Areas of law: complex contractual disputes (including multi-jurisdictional), doping violations, any form of harassment, unethical behavior (corruption) offense, libel and slander, confidentiality, data protection, protection of private health information, personality rights etc. Licensed by Law Society of Upper Canada in the Province of Ontario (2004), New York State Bar (2005), as a Solicitor of the Law Society of England and Wales (2006) and in the Czech Republic as a Registered European Lawyer (2008). Arbitrator for the ad hoc Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.