Representative Matters


Experience

Sole arbitrator in claim by bankruptcy litigation trustee alleging gross negligence by former chief executive and president of independent oil and gas exploration and production company.

Chair of panel in dispute involving contested termination of software consulting agreement.

Chair of panel in dispute over post-closing obligations arising from share purchase agreement.

Party-nominated arbitrator in dispute over delivery of industrial solar energy panels.

Party nominated arbitrator in dispute over alleged wrongful termination of health care executive.

Sole arbitrator in dispute over reservoir engineering consulting agreement.

Party-nominated arbitrator in dispute arising from termination of reserve-based lending arrangement.

President of tribunal in dispute involving sale and purchase of oil field pipe.

Sole arbitrator in claims arising from contract for distribution of oil field supplies in the Middle East.

Party-nominated arbitrator in dispute involving rights to LNG production under long-term contract.

Sole arbitrator in matter involving multiple claims by provider of medical services for insurer's late payment of clean claims against defense, inter alia, of ERISA pre-emption.

Sole arbitrator in multiple small commercial cases administered by the American Arbitration Association.

Lead counsel in ICDR arbitration over post-acquisition disputes on the enforcement of representations and warranties in the acquisition of a Peruvian oil company.

Lead counsel in ICC arbitration involving claims for declaratory relief on behalf of private investor to resolve allegations made by representatives of governmental co-owner in criminal proceedings in alleged violation of arbitration agreement.

Co-Lead counsel in bankruptcy adversary proceedings involving the characterization of overriding royalty and net profits interests for the purpose of determining the assets belonging to the debtor’s estate.

Lead counsel for largest South American telecommunications satellite owner-operator in ICC arbitration against multi-national user over alleged breach of agreement for use of a satellite transponder.

Lead counsel in a fast track ICDR dispute arising out of the termination of an outsourcing contract with an Indian IT services provider.

Co-Lead counsel in bankruptcy adversary proceeding involving alleged undervaluation of natural gas reserves in privatization transaction.

Lead counsel for an individual client in an action to recover, inter alia, assets fraudulently transferred to an offshore trust.

Co-lead trial counsel in a claim before ICSID by a U.S. agricultural products company against the United Mexican States.

Lead counsel for manufacturer of anchor wire in defense of claims for damages to semi-submersible drilling rigs during Hurricane Ike.

Co-lead counsel in an ICDR arbitration on behalf of a Canadian importer to enforce a contract for the purchase of railroad car wheels from a Ukrainian steel mill.

Lead counsel for largest North American manufacturer of fertilizer in AAA arbitration/litigation arising out of contract for the supply of natural gas feedstock.

Lead counsel for the Government of Turkmenistan and various Turkmen governmental entities in defense of multi-billion dollar claims in three ICC arbitrations arising out of oil and gas joint ventures in Turkmenistan.

Lead counsel for Kazakh consulting firm against independent oil company in ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL rules to enforce contract to pay consulting fee in connection with the acquisition of oil and gas field in Kazakhstan.

Lead counsel for international bank in defense of lender liability claims asserted by defaulting coal-bed methane producer.

Lead counsel for Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corp. in actions and investigations arising out of the failure of three savings and loan institutions.

Co-lead counsel for international bank in defense of lender liability claims asserted by offshore producer as defense to action to collect $1 billion loan.

Co-counsel to interstate pipeline in defense of take-or-pay claims asserted by natural gas producers.

Principal supporting counsel for major international oil company in AAA arbitration brought by US independent producer against all of the major integrated and independent oil companies operating concessions in Libya in the early 1970’s alleging breach of agreement among producers to address interruptions in supply.