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Mayer Brown LLP

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Substantial experience acting on behalf of clients across the world in commercial and investment treaty matters. Experience includes disputes arising from the energy and pharmaceutical industries, as well as the enforcement of awards.

Strengths

Clients report: "It was a great team which worked like a clock, and each member was very conscious of their individual responsibility as well as the team's overall responsibility."

Sources label the lawyers as "conscientious, diligent and intelligent," adding: "They always put the interests of customers in top place."

"They have excellent communication and reactivity," reports an interviewee.

Notable practitioners

Ted Howes heads the firm's US international arbitration group. His longstanding practice includes particular strength in commercial arbitrations.
"Ted is extremely experienced in the arbitration field, and is responsive and pragmatic. He is very involved, which shows that he is client-focused and he manages his team well." "Ted is very diligent and detail-oriented. He is able to bring in his vast knowledge and experience and provide his clients with very solid and practical solutions to the challenges at hand." "Ted Howes is an excellent lead counsel for complex international commercial arbitrations."

Michael Lennon draws on experience in both courtroom litigation and arbitration proceedings to handle a range of cross-border disputes. His practice includes notable strength in enforcement mandates.
"Michael Lennon has a powerful memory and keen perception, which enables him to quickly discern the inconsistent or illogical formulations of opponents." "He has an impressive command of the facts and the law, and it shows in his cross-examinations. He is truly an amazing advocate." "He is fantastic. He is good at deflecting nonsense from counterparties to get to the core of the matter and keeping things focused on that."

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International Arbitration

Mayer Brown LLP

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Location

71 South Wacker Drive

Chicago

Illinois

USA

IL 60606-4637

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USA - Nationwide

International Arbitration: Counsel


B Ted Howes
Band 6

International Arbitration: Enforcement


Michael P Lennon Jr
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