John M. Townsend
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
1775 I St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006-2401
Partner, Litigation Department, Hughes Hubbard & Reed (1980- ); Associate, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Paris office (1973-1974), New York office (1971-1973, 1975-1980)
AAA (Chairman of the Board of Directors 2007-2010), US Council for Int’l Business (Trustee 2000-2012, Arbitration Committee); CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution (Arbitration Committee); ALI; IBA Mediation Committee (Chairman 2005-2006)
ICSID Panel of Arbitrators; AAA, International and Commercial Panels; Vienna Centre; Japan Commercial Arbitration Assoc.; Singapore International Arbitration Centre; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Counsel for Canada in United States of America v. Canada (arbitration under LCIA Rules); Counsel, BIT arbitration under Stockholm Rules; Counsel, ICC cases, re: technology rights, Lugano-Paris (1973-1975), Paris-Amsterdam (1996-1998); Counsel, various AAA cases in New York, Washington and Seattle, re: commercial, technology, joint venture, and construction contracts (1977-Present); Counsel, ad hoc case, re: petroleum products contract (1984-1985); Chairman and Arbitrator, multiple AAA, ICC, LCIA, and HKIAC and ad hoc cases; arbitrator in two ICSID cases. Mediator for CPR in technology dispute; for AAA in employment dispute; other cases.