Craig S. Miles specializes in domestic and international arbitration of investment disputes and commercial matters. A partner in our International Arbitration practice, Craig represents clients before arbitral tribunals worldwide.
Craig represents foreign investors in disputes with host governments, primarily before the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, and private parties in commercial disputes before the International Chamber of Commerce, the American Arbitration Association, and other domestic and international arbitral institutions.
Craig has first- or second-chaired dozens of arbitration hearings involving disputes throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, with particularly strong experience in bilateral investment treaty disputes in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure sectors, as well as in Latin America. He is regularly called upon to handle the quantum aspects of clients’ most significant disputes.
Among Craig’s recent cases are some of the largest BIT awards and settlements ever obtained by foreign investors against the governments of Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Romania and Venezuela, among others. He also acts as lead external counsel to the Arbitration Committee of the USA Rice Millers Association, a trade group that has administered dozens of arbitrations involving the rice industry worldwide.
Fluent in English and proficient in Spanish and French, Craig frequently speaks and writes on international arbitration issues.
- J.D., University of Houston
- A.B., Cornell University
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- American Bar Association
- Houston Bar Association
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
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