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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

ONE BATTERY PARK PLAZA, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10004-1482, USA
Tel:
Work +212 837 6000
Fax:
Fax +212 422 4726
Email:
Web:
www.hugheshubbard.com

Steven Hammond

Tel:
Work +1 (212) 837-6253
Email:
Web:
www.hugheshubbard.com/attorneys/steven-hammond
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Work Department

International Arbitration; Litigation.

Position

Specializes in international arbitration and litigation, acting as counsel or arbitrator in proceedings under ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICDR, and IACAC rules. Experienced in sovereign defense, parallel proceedings, and enforcement of arbitral awards and judgments.

Career

Partner since 1986.

Languages

English, Spanish, French.

Member

UIA (President d’Honneur); IBA; ABA; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators.

Education

Honors graduate: Free University of Brussels (LLM, 1979); Maine Law School (JD, 1977); Bowdoin College (AB, 1974).


United States: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is 'at the top of its legal game'. Jointly led by Washington DC-based John Townsend and 'great legal mind' James H. Boykin, the team is especially active in investor-state arbitration and is involved in five arbitrations against the Russian Federation under the Russia-Ukraine BIT, pertaining to the loss of investment by Ukrainian investors that occurred during the Crimea annexation of 2014. Townsend also represented the Government of Hungary in an $800m ICSID arbitration commenced by Engie under the Energy Charter Treaty. Key contacts in New York include John Fellas, an 'instinctive advocate', the 'exceptional' Hagit M. Elul and Steven Hammond, who heads the treaty arbitration team. Stephen Rabinowitz left the firm for Dechert LLP.

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