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The International Arbitration: Arbitrators rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across USA.

Rankings overview for Individuals

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Band 1
  1. Edna R Sussman Sussman ADR LLC9 Years Ranked
  2. John M Townsend Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP23 Years Ranked
  3. Lawrence Schaner
    Lawrence Schaner Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC12 Years Ranked
  4. D. Brian King3 Verulam Buildings
  5. Elliot E PolebaumPolebaum Arbitration
  6. George A BermannColumbia Law School
  7. Jean E KalickiArbitration Chambers
  8. John FellasFellas Arbitration
  9. Richard F ZieglerAcumenADR
  10. William W ParkWilliam W Park - Sole Practitioner
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Band 2
  1. C Mark Baker Norton Rose Fulbright19 Years Ranked
  2. Daniel Schimmel
    Daniel Schimmel Foley Hoag LLP8 Years Ranked
  3. Doak Bishop King & Spalding LLP21 Years Ranked
  4. James Hosking
    James Hosking Chaffetz Lindsey LLP14 Years Ranked
  5. Joseph E Neuhaus Sullivan & Cromwell LLP23 Years Ranked
  6. Marc Goldstein
    Marc Goldstein MJG Arbitration & Mediation10 Years Ranked
  7. Mark C. Morril MorrilADR LLC5 Years Ranked
  8. Paul Friedland
    Paul Friedland White & Case LLP22 Years Ranked
  9. Richard H Silberberg
    Richard H Silberberg Dorsey & Whitney LLP4 Years Ranked
  10. Stephanie Cohen
    Stephanie Cohen Stephanie Cohen Independent Arbitrator5 Years Ranked
  11. Claudia T SalomonSalomonArbitration
  12. David RivkinArbitration Chambers
  13. Donald Francis DonovanArbitration Chambers
  14. Eric SchwartzSchwartz Arbitration
  15. Horacio Grigera NaónHoracio A Grigera Naon - Independent Arbitrator
  16. Louis B. (Benno) KimmelmanKimmelman Arbitration
  17. Lucy ReedArbitration Chambers
  18. Mark A CymrotBakerHostetler LLP
  19. Mark KantorMark Kantor - Sole Practitioner
  20. Matthew DraperDraper & Draper LLC
  21. Michael D NolanArbitration Chambers
  22. Robert B DavidsonJAMS
  23. Robert H SmitColumbia Law School
  24. Stanimir A AlexandrovStanimir A. Alexandrov PLLC
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Band 3
  1. Aníbal Martin Sabater
    Aníbal Martin Sabater Chaffetz Lindsey LLP14 Years Ranked
  2. Ank Santens
    Ank Santens White & Case LLP12 Years Ranked
  3. Christina G Hioureas
    Christina G Hioureas Foley Hoag LLP5 Years Ranked
  4. David Lindsey
    David Lindsey Chaffetz Lindsey LLP22 Years Ranked
  5. Tai-Heng Cheng
    Tai-Heng Cheng Sidley Austin LLP10 Years Ranked
  6. Anne Marie WhitesellGeorgetown University Law Center
  7. Grant A HanessianHanessian ADR
  8. Kenneth B ReisenfeldBakerHostetler LLP
  9. Thomas J BrewerThomas J. Brewer - Sole Practitioner

All Individuals profiles

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Band 1
  1. 1
    Edna R Sussman
    Sussman ADR LLC | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 9 Years Ranked
    "She's one of the most prominent arbitrators in the US. She's very well known and she really gets to the bone of issues. She's extremely experienced and very, very well aware of the cross-cultural and legal issues typically arising out of International Arbitration."
  2. 1
    John M Townsend
    Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
    Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 23 Years Ranked
    "He's one of the statesmen of international arbitration broadly, a true éminence grise with an unrivaled expertise."
  3. Lawrence Schaner
    1
    Lawrence Schaner
    Schaner Dispute Resolution LLC | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Lawrence Schaner is a respected arbitrator adept at sitting under a variety of major arbitration rules, including SCC, ICDR, ICC and UNCITRAL
  4. D. Brian King
    3 Verulam Buildings | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  5. Elliot E Polebaum
    Polebaum Arbitration | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  6. George A Bermann
    Columbia Law School | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  7. Jean E Kalicki
    Arbitration Chambers | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  8. John Fellas
    Fellas Arbitration | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  9. Richard F Ziegler
    AcumenADR | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
  10. William W Park
    William W Park - Sole Practitioner | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. 2
    C Mark Baker
    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Norton Rose Fulbright | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 19 Years Ranked
    Mark Baker divides his time between serving as counsel and sitting as arbitrator in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.
  2. Daniel Schimmel
    2
    Daniel Schimmel
    Foley Hoag LLP
    Foley Hoag LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    "I think that he is very detail-oriented and he makes sure that he understands something before moving on. He has a great demeanor too, he's very calm and professorial. He's got deep experience and understands both common law and civil law; he's trained in both regimes so he's in high demand on cases where there are two systems."
  3. 2
    Doak Bishop
    King & Spalding LLP
    King & Spalding LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Doak Bishop is held in high esteem for his expert handling of commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. He is particularly regarded for his prowess in disputes concerning the construction, energy and oil and gas sectors as both advocate and arbitrator.
  4. James Hosking
    2
    James Hosking
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    "His secret sauce is that he has an even-handed approach. We can all modulate somewhat broadly; he brings things more to the middle - he presents the case straight down the line, he doesn't push the envelope and he gains his credibility."
  5. 2
    Joseph E Neuhaus
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 23 Years Ranked
    Joseph Neuhaus has a considerable level of experience handling highly complex and high-value international disputes to bring to bear in arbitrator roles.
  6. Marc Goldstein
    2
    Marc Goldstein
    MJG Arbitration & Mediation | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    "Marc knows US arbitration law like no one else - if I had to choose a sole arbitrator, I'd choose him because he's really smart and has good judgement. He's amazingly bright."
  7. 2
    Mark C. Morril
    MorrilADR LLC | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    "He is a former GC to two major American corporations and then became an arbitrator and mediator. He's so smart, so knowledgeable, and also very pleasant."
  8. Paul Friedland
    2
    Paul Friedland
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 22 Years Ranked
    Paul Friedland is a long-standing figure in the market and maintains an active practice acting both as counsel and sitting as an arbitrator in high-profile international arbitrations. He garners praise for his expert handling of both commercial and investment treaty matters.
  9. Richard H Silberberg
    2
    Richard H Silberberg
    Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    Dorsey & Whitney LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 4 Years Ranked
    "He's one of the most outstanding attorneys in my experience. Richard is diligent, honest and fair. His temperament as a chair of a tribunal is outstanding. His ability to grasp the most complex of legal issues is obvious. His diligence in moving a proceeding forward as expeditiously as possible is always evident. His writing ability is outstanding."
  10. Stephanie Cohen
    2
    Stephanie Cohen
    Stephanie Cohen Independent Arbitrator | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2 | 5 Years Ranked
    Stephanie Cohen has a growing reputation as an arbitrator and is particularly noted for her handling of commercial disputes.
  11. Claudia T Salomon
    SalomonArbitration | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  12. David Rivkin
    Arbitration Chambers | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  13. Donald Francis Donovan
    Arbitration Chambers | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  14. Eric Schwartz
    Schwartz Arbitration | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  15. Horacio Grigera Naón
    Horacio A Grigera Naon - Independent Arbitrator | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  16. Louis B. (Benno) Kimmelman
    Kimmelman Arbitration | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  17. Lucy Reed
    Arbitration Chambers | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  18. Mark A Cymrot
    BakerHostetler LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  19. Mark Kantor
    Mark Kantor - Sole Practitioner | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  20. Matthew Draper
    Draper & Draper LLC | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  21. Michael D Nolan
    Arbitration Chambers | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  22. Robert B Davidson
    JAMS | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  23. Robert H Smit
    Columbia Law School | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
  24. Stanimir A Alexandrov
    Stanimir A. Alexandrov PLLC | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Aníbal Martin Sabater
    3
    Aníbal Martin Sabater
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Aníbal Martin Sabater's practice has particular strength in Latin America matters, but he is well placed to advise on both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations across wide-ranging jurisdictions.
  2. Ank Santens
    3
    Ank Santens
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    "She has a lot of experience and has managed to take care of each of the issues that came up. The way that she understands issues, explains them and responds to them shows how capable she clearly is. She has done an extraordinary job."
  3. Christina G Hioureas
    3
    Christina G Hioureas
    Foley Hoag LLP
    Foley Hoag LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 5 Years Ranked
    Christina Hioureas has a growing reputation as both arbitrator and counsel, with particular experience in arbitrating international commercial disputes.
  4. David Lindsey
    3
    David Lindsey
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
    Chaffetz Lindsey LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 22 Years Ranked
    "David is a strategist, he's very good at outlining the strategies of the case and looking at the big picture. He beats his opponent, but always with a smile."
  5. Tai-Heng Cheng
    3
    Tai-Heng Cheng
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Tai-Heng Cheng maintains an active practice serving as both counsel and arbitrator in international disputes relating to commercial and investment arbitrations. He has notable expertise relating to the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Singapore.
  6. Anne Marie Whitesell
    Georgetown University Law Center | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  7. Grant A Hanessian
    Hanessian ADR | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  8. Kenneth B Reisenfeld
    BakerHostetler LLP | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3
  9. Thomas J Brewer
    Thomas J. Brewer - Sole Practitioner | International Arbitration: Arbitrators
    2024 | Band 3