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Alexander Yanos

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

New York, NY, USA

Alexander Yanos is a New York-based partner in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer's Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration groups.  Alex has spent over 18 years arbitrating energy, construction, commercial, and investment treaty disputes, and working on such arbitral awards' enforcement in the United States courts. Alex has acted as arbitration counsel in matters before ICSID, the ICC, the LCIA, the ACC, the ICJ, the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center, and the Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission. As a litigator, Alex has focused on multi-jurisdictional disputes involving U.S. securities, banking, antitrust, and insurance laws on behalf of U.S. and international clients. He has handled matters before federal and state courts in New York, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Texas, and Virginia.  Alex clerked for the Honorable Jerome Farris, in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He is admitted to practice in New York, the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the United States Supreme Court.  Alex received his B.A. from Princeton University, graduating magna cum laude, and his J.D. from the Columbia University Law School, where he was a Notes Editor for the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Alex speaks English, French, German, Russian, Greek, and some Spanish.  Alex recently authored a book chapter with Brian King entitled "Enforcing Awards Involving Foreign Sovereigns" in International Commercial Arbitration in New York (James Carter and John Fellas, eds.), and an article with W.W. Park entitled "Treaties and the Constitution: The Emerging Conflict in Enforcement of Arbitral Awards," published in the Hastings Law Journal.


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