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Philip A. Lacovara

Philip A. Lacovara

Mayer Brown LLP

New York, NY, USA

Arbitration Experience

Chairman, sole arbitrator, or tribunal/panel member in arbitrations administered by International Chamber of Commerce, JAMS, International Centre for Dispute Resolution, American Arbitration Association, and Netherlands Arbitration Institute, as well as ad hoc arbitrations governed by Federal Arbitration Act, English Arbitration Act, etc.

Arbitral experience in matters including telecommunications, intellectual property, insurance and re-insurance, executive employment, construction, mining, heavy equipment manufacturing, licensing and distribution, pharmaceuticals, technology, partnership dissolution, mergers & acquisitions and earn outs, financial transactions, energy supply contracts, securities underwriting, etc.

  • Fellow, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London).
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Panels of Distinguished Neutrals (International, General Counsel, Banking Accounting & Financial Services, Insurance, and New York City panels), CPR International Institute for Dispute Prevention and Resolution.
  • Panel of International Arbitrators, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) (international affiliate of American Arbitration Association).
  • Chambers USA (2010; 2011, 2012) Band 1: Leading International Arbitrators.
  • Chambers Global (2013, 2014, 2015) Band 1: Leading International Arbitrators: USA
  • Member, London Court of International Arbitration.
  • JAMS, The Resolution Experts: New York and Washington, D.C., panel of neutral arbitrators and mediators, 2004 to 2006.


  • Mayer, Brown LLP: Partner, New York and Washington, D.C., 1993-2003.
  • Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc.: Managing Director, General Counsel, and member of Management Committee, New York, 1990-1993.
  • ¡ General Electric Co.: Vice President and Senior Counsel for Litigation and Legal Policy, Fairfield, CT, 1988-1990.
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed: Partner-in-Charge, Washington, D.C., 1974-1988; Associate, New York City, 1969-1971.
  • Watergate Special Prosecutor’s Office: Counsel to the Special Prosecutor, Washington, D.C., 1973-1974.
  • Office of the Solicitor General, Department of Justice: Deputy Solicitor General, 1972-1973; Assistant to the Solicitor General, 1967-1969, Washington, D.C.

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