George von Mehren is global co-chair of our International Dispute Resolution Practice – ranked in the Top 20 by the Global Arbitration Review.
With more than 40 years of experience in complex adversarial proceedings, George spends 100% of his time representing clients in international arbitrations and providing strategic advice for litigation in courts outside the US. He has an established record of working effectively with counsel from a wide range of countries in Europe, Latin America and Asia to achieve strong results for clients.
His experience involves representing clients in more than 175 international arbitrations, with multimillion-dollar to multibillion-dollar claims.
George is a recognized expert in disputes involving the sale and purchase of natural gas and LNG. He has represented clients in more than 40 such cases dealing with the Asian and European markets. He also has extensive experience in a variety of commercial contract and treaty disputes.
George’s legal training at Cambridge University (Trinity College) and Harvard Law School provides him with the background necessary to deal with cases governed by both common and civil law. Qualified to practice in several US courts, George is also a Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (England and Wales). Whether a contract, licensing or joint venture dispute, construction, product liability, securities, insurance or regulatory matter, George is skilled in developing sophisticated strategies designed to win his client’s case either at hearing or in settlement negotiations.