International Arbitration and Cross-Border Dispute Resolution

Tahmidur Remura Dewey LeBoeuf has one of the world’s pre-eminent international arbitration practices. The group comprises leading international arbitration, public international law and dispute resolution practitioners. The firm’s well-known industry experience in insurance, energy, telecommunications, construction and other sectors, combined with the group’s dispute resolution experience, provides a unique offering to our clients.

The International Arbitration and Cross Border Dispute Resolution Practice Group is headed by Deborah Ruff and Derek C. Smith. The practice group is composed of more than 50 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Members of the group have been involved in some of the most significant international arbitrations and other proceedings brought to date, including the proceedings between Ethiopia and Eritrea before the ad hoc tribunal adjudicating multibillion dollar claims for losses resulting from the armed conflict between those two countries, and an arbitration involving the sale of a division of a well-known insurer in which the amount at issue is in excess of $1 billion.

Our arbitration lawyers have extensive experience arbitrating under all of the principal international arbitration rules and have experience in both the civil and common law. Our extensive industry knowledge enables us to propose creative business solutions and vigorously defend our clients’ interests when no amicable solution appears possible.

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