Foley Hoag Attorneys Co-Author Chapter for Chambers International Arbitration 2019 Guide

December 14, 2018

Foley Hoag LLP attorneys Daniel Schimmel, Mélida Hodgson, Kenneth Figueroa and Christina Hioureas have written “International Commercial Arbitration in the USA,” a chapter in the newly released Chambers International Arbitration 2019 Guide. The Chambers Global Practice Guide series provides in-house counsel with expert legal commentary on various issues that influence businesses across the globe, and enables readers to compare legislation and procedure across a range of key jurisdictions. For each guide, Chambers and Partners selects contributing editors who are recognized as among the best in their fields.

The chapter explores how U.S. courts have facilitated the use international arbitration for the resolution of disputes between industries engaged in cross-border transactions. This includes a survey of recent trends in international arbitrations and the increased use of emergency arbitration proceedings and third-party funding.

Schimmel, Hodgson, Figueroa and Hioureas are members of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation & Arbitration practice.

Schimmel has served as Chair, Sole Arbitrator, Co-Arbitrator, Emergency Arbitrator and counsel in international arbitrations arising from a broad range of contracts and transactions.

Hodgson focuses on Investor-State and commercial arbitrations, counseling governments and state-owned entities with respect to international investment protection obligations and business disputes. She also serves as Arbitrator in disputes across various industries.

Figueroa focuses on commercial, construction and investor-State arbitration. He also represents private and state-owned entities, as well as foreign States, before U.S. federal courts and advises clients on matters including investment treaty protections and obligations, and challenges to and enforcement of arbitral awards.

Hioureas serves as Arbitrator (Co-Arbitrator and Sole Arbitrator) and Counsel in international commercial arbitrations, including energy, shareholder disputes, franchise, and construction arbitration. She also represents parties in international investment arbitrations and public international law matters, and advises States on matters before the United Nations.

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