John Branson acts in complex, high-value matters with a focus on commercial and investment arbitrations. He represents clients in cross-border disputes across a range of industries, including infrastructure projects, M&A transactions, construction projects, mining, telecommunications and intellectual property rights.
John’s international dispute resolution experience includes advising clients and appearing as counsel in arbitrations under most of the leading institutions (e.g., ICSID, ICC, SIAC, Swiss Rules, SCC, LCIA, ICDR, & PCA), as well as ad hoc arbitrations under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. He also represents clients in domestic arbitrations, as well as in federal and state courts, especially where the matter intersects with issues of international law.
Prior to beginning his legal career, John served as an infantry officer in the US Marine Corps and attained the rank of Captain before leaving the Corps. He was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and, for his service in Afghanistan, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal with Valor distinction.
International Commercial Arbitration