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Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration and Enforcement Practices

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May 2021 – Chambers & Partners has recognized Chaffetz Lindsey as the elite boutique firm for International Arbitration disputes. Chaffetz Lindsey was ranked in Band 2 of the 2021 USA-Nationwide: International Arbitration: The Elite rankings—a promotion in rankings from prior years.  Listed as one of only nine firms in the top two bands, Chaffetz Lindsey is the only boutique.

Chambers noted, “The [Chaffetz Lindsey] team stands out as being highly specialized in international arbitration matters.” Clients say, “Their case presentation to the tribunal was compelling, and the team tirelessly worked to find new arguments or new angles to old arguments to bolster our case.”

In addition, all of Chaffetz Lindsey’s core International Arbitration partners were individually ranked. The team received the following recognition:

  • James Hosking is noted by referees as “very focused and has great strategic thinking. He has the ability to present the challenges to the client in a clear way and propose solutions to better serve the client’s needs in the arbitration.” They also say, “he has his finger on the pulse, he knows the law and he understands the industries and the major players.” James is also included on the USA-Nationwide: Arbitrators Interviewees note “he is truly excellent and fairminded. He solicits the views of his co-arbitrators and seeks to make decisions by consensus.”
  • Yasmine Lahlou is “an incredible lawyer” who “handles the case perfectly.” Referees note, “She is so well organized, with a great strategic view on the construction of the arguments, and has very good experience in arbitral proceedings.”
  • An interviewee says, “I think very highly of David Lindsey. He’s a hard-working guy” and “he’s well respected.”
  • Caline Mouawad is praised by referees as “an excellent practitioner” who is a “hard-working and impressive lawyer.” An interviewee commented “I think Caline is really excellent and she does both commercial and investment treaty work.”
  • Referees say Aníbal Sabater “knows how to deal with these disputes and he handles the matter efficiently. He is particularly good at presenting arguments and defining strategy.” They go on to state that “he is very good in his analysis and work product.” Other sources note “he is really good and has excellent Latin American expertise.”

Chambers USA also released a new spotlight table for International Arbitration: Enforcement, recognizing a small number of firms with a nation-wide specialized practice in award and judgment enforcement. Sources say, “Chaffetz Lindsey has a brilliant, collaborative and creative litigation team with excellent knowledge of international litigation and practices.”

To view the firm’s International Arbitration profile, please visit our website or the Chambers USA website.  Since 1999, Chambers & Partners has been researching the global legal profession, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms. Chambers USA 2021 rankings are determined through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients worldwide. The results are audited independently and are based on a range of professional qualities most valued by clients.

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