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Jonathan Greenblatt

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International Arbitration


Partner in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration practice


Jonathan L. Greenblatt is a partner in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration practice.

He has extensive experience in commercial and international litigation, including complex commercial arbitrations. He serves as Co-Deputy Managing Partner of our International Arbitration practice and Co-Managing Partner of our Washington, D.C. office.




  • Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, International Commercial Arbitration, 2008–present
  • Member (U.S.), ICC Commission on Arbitration
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • USCIB Arbitration Subcommittee Chair, Washington, D.C.
  • Board of Directors, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
  • Board of Directors, University of Connecticut Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Military Bowl
  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee of George Washington University Law School
  • Member of Class V, Leadership New York
  • Frequent lecturer on international insolvency, international arbitration, lender liability, and general litigation practice


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
    Member of the The George Washington Law Review
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., magna cum laude, with distinction

Latin America: International firms

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Shearman & Sterling LLP handles a broad range of commercial and investment treaty arbitration. In 2017, a team led by Paris-based Emmanuel Gaillard and Yas Banifatemi represented a Mexican company in a dispute under a BIT signed with a European state. Within its network of offices, New York-based Henry Weisburg and Washington DC-based Christopher Ryan and Jonathan Greenblatt are also names to note.

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