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Heintz, Tom

Tom Heintz


*Foreign Qualified, Admitted to the New York State Bar

Direct Tel: +33 1 73 44 60 14, Direct Fax: +33 1 73 44 61 00
Tel: +33 1 73 44 60 00 Fax: +33 1 73 44 61 00

Tom Heintz is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Paris office.  He joined the firm in 2015. Tom has represented clients in a number of international arbitrations, both ad hoc (including under the UNCITRAL Rules) and under the rules of major arbitration centers (ICC, ICSID, etc.). His experience includes commercial and investment disputes, in particular international arbitrations in oil & gas, electricity, construction, and automotive sectors. Prior to joining the firm, Tom worked in the international arbitration practice of an American law firm.  While there, he assisted clients in commercial disputes against leading European companies, notably in the energy and construction sectors.

  • Columbia Law School
  • (LL.M., 2015)
  • University of Strasbourg
  • (Master II in Private International Law, summa cum laude, 2010)
  • University of Strasbourg
  • (Maîtrise in Private Law [J.D. Equivalent], 2009)
The State Bar of New York; Admitted in New York only (practicing under the direct supervision of a member of The Paris Bar)
  • French
  • English
  • T. Ph. Heintz & G. V. Da Costa Cerqueira, “Vers une rationalisation de l'obligation de révélation de l'arbitre en droit français” [Toward a rationalization of the arbitrator's disclosure obligation under French Law], in 31 Swiss Arbitration Association Bulletin, 2/2013 (June), pp. 448-461 (see also, Actualités, 2 July 2013, rationalisation-del-obligation-de-revelation-de-l-arbitre-en-droit-francais-civ-1re-10-oct-2012-n-11-20-299 tecso.html).
  • T. Ph. Heintz & G. V. Da Costa Cerqueira, “Racionalização da obrigação de revelação no direito francês da arbitragem”, Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, Ano 10, Vol. 32, March 2013, pp. 411- 431.
  • T. Ph. Heintz & G. V. Da Costa Cerqueira “La nouvelle interprétation de l’obligation d’indépendance de l’arbitre en France: ad extirpanda?” [A new interpretation of the Arbitrator's duty of Independence under French Law: ad extirpanda], in 30 Swiss Arbitration Association Bulletin, 1/2012 (March), pp. 197-211.
  • T. Ph. Heintz & G. V. Da Costa Cerqueira, “A nova interpretação da obrigação de independência do árbitro na França: ad extirpanda ?”, Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, Ano 9, Vol. March 2012, pp.389-418.

Lectures and Conferences

  • Co-chair, Columbia Arbitration Day, March 2015.
  • University of Strasbourg, Private International Law, Lecturer, Fall Semester 2010 and Spring Semester 2011, Strasbourg, France.
  • China’s rise in the field of International Investment Law, University of Technology, Beijing, March 10, 2011.