McKool Smith Principal Willie Wood has been admitted as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, CiArb, founded in 1915 and headquartered in London, with global regional branches, is an international center of excellence for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Fellows status is achieved by experience, course study, and participation with other candidates in a multiple day engagement administered by practitioner Fellows highly experienced in International Arbitration. There are 353 practitioners reaching Fellow status in the United States, 271 in other parts of North America, and 4435 globally. Among other things, CiArb provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators, and adjudicators. It also acts as a global hub for practitioners, policymakers, academics, and those in business, supporting the global promotion, facilitation, and development of all ADR methods. More information can be found here.