Mr. Donovan is Co-Chair of Debevoise’s International Dispute Resolution Group and its Public International Law Group and serves as counsel in international disputes before international courts, international arbitration tribunals, and courts in the United States. Based on surveys of others in the field, Mr. Donovan is widely regarded as one of the leading international arbitration practitioners, international lawyers, and international advocates in the world. He is ranked in the top band in Chambers in International Arbitration (Global), International Arbitration (Latin America), and Public International Law (Global).
Mr. Donovan regularly sits as arbitrator in international cases, including under the auspices of ICSID, the ICC, and the ICDR, as president, chair, sole arbitrator, and co-arbitrator.
Mr. Donovan is the Immediate Past President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the leading global organization of international arbitrators and arbitration practitioners.