Latham provides private corporations, investors, state-owned enterprises, and states a sophisticated International Arbitration Practice capable of resolving disputes that straddle borders, corporate structures, jurisdictions, cultures, political systems, and treaties. Latham offers particular expertise in:
- International commercial arbitration
- Investment treaty arbitration
- Multi-jurisdictional disputes
- Public international law
Latham covers the world with international arbitration lawyers based in the key arbitral centers and throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. Latham's lawyers regularly and successfully handle proceedings under all of the major international arbitration rules and frequently sit as arbitrators. Members of the practice serve as members of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and as leaders in various arbitration organizations, providing thought leadership in key publications and fora.
Latham represents clients through a dispute’s lifecycle: from drafting dispute resolution clauses, through arbitration, to arbitration-related litigation, such as pre-arbitration attachment and enforcement actions.
The group draws on its collective experience within the public and private sectors to respond to clients’ nuanced commercial, political, and diplomatic needs. Latham lawyers integrate substantive legal expertise and comprehensive industry knowledge, to address client needs across industries, including:
In short, clients trust Latham, not only to structure and run their deals, but also to solve problems when cross-border transactions cross the line into disputes.