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Joseph E. Neuhaus

Joseph E. Neuhaus

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

New York, NY, USA

Joe Neuhaus joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in 1987 and became a partner in 1992. His  practice is focused on international commercial litigation in both arbitral and court settings, with particular emphasis on Latin American matters. He is coordinator of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP's arbitration practice and has served as counsel and arbitrator in numerous arbitral proceedings, including ad hoc proceedings, arbitrations administered by the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association and arbitrations involving sovereign entities. He also has served as counsel in a variety of arbitration-related disputes in court, as well as other commercial litigation and regulatory investigations.

Biographical Information
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, N.Y., 1987-present (partner since 1992; Arbitration Practice Coordinator).
  • Covington & Burling, Washington, D.C., 1986-1987.
  • Law Clerk to Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Jr., United States Supreme Court, 1983-1984.
  • Law Clerk to Hon. Carl McGowan, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1982-1983.
  • Law Clerk to Howard M. Holtzmann, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, 1984-1985.


J.D. Columbia Law School, 1982.

  • Editor-in-Chief, Columbia Law Review.
  • Parker Program in International and Foreign Law, Certificate of Achievement with Honors, 1982.

B.A. Dartmouth College, 1979.

  • Languages: reading knowledge of Spanish, some Russian.

Recent Recognitions
  • Selected as a leading practitioner in international arbitration by The Global Guide to the Legal Profession, 1999-2000, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2001-2005, 2007-2011, and Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2004-2012, published by Chambers & Partners.
  • Selected for inclusion in The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration, 2007-2011, published by the Global Arbitration Review and in New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2012, in Alternative Dispute Resolution.
  • Recognized as a star in litigation (New York) and international arbitration (National) in Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2008-2013 (Euromoney).
  • Recognized by US Legal 500 as a recommended lawyer for international arbitration, 2007-2012, including as a top-ranked "Leading Lawyer" in 2011 and 2012.
  • Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer for international arbitration, 2006-2013


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