For the third consecutive year, Global Arbitration Review ranked Squire Patton Boggs among the elite law firms handling international arbitration work worldwide in its prestigious GAR 30 report.
The GAR 30 is based on a detailed analysis of each firm’s composition and activity, including the number of merits hearings and jurisdictional hearings in a two-year period and the amount of money at stake, the number of hours billed to arbitration and the number of pending cases in which a firm’s members have been appointed as arbitrators.
Squire Patton Boggs’ roster of 135 arbitration practitioners across more than 24 of the firm’s offices, as well as the firm’s significant victories for clients, valued at over $26 billion dollars, were cited as among the factors that led to the firm’s selection to the list. The firm’s commitment to investing in the growth of the practice was also highlighted, including hires across New York, London, Singapore and Australia.
The GAR report also quotes a Squire Patton Boggs client saying he “cannot recommend the [firm’s] arbitration team highly enough and will continue to use them for all future matters.”
Stephen Anway, global co-chair of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution Practice, commented: “We are delighted to be recognized as one of the leading firms in the world for international arbitration by GAR. Our practice is one of the fastest growing in the world, in both size and in the value of the claims we are handling. This is a testament to the confidence that our clients, including numerous repeat clients, place in us for their most important cases."
Co-chair George von Mehren, who founded the practice nearly 20 years ago, added, “Seeing our practice steadily move up the ranks is immensely satisfying and the result of a concerted team effort aimed at delivering successful outcomes for our clients.”