Gregory Litt is a seasoned advocate and strategist who represents clients in their most complex international commercial disputes. For more than 15 years, Mr. Litt has represented companies and individuals in high-stakes international arbitration and litigation in a wide range of industries around the globe, including accounting, aviation, construction, banking and finance, hospitality, insurance, media, oil and gas, publishing, technology and telecommunications.
He combines excellence in advocacy, careful attention to strategy and skillful coordination across jurisdictions to help his clients meet their commercial goals.
Mr. Litt was a key member of the Skadden team that obtained a $1.2 billion LCIA arbitration award in 2016 for NTT Docomo of Japan in their contract dispute with Tata Sons of India in connection with an Indian telecommunications venture.
The case was named Global Dispute of the Year for Commercial Arbitration in Asia by The American Lawyer, and Skadden was named Transatlantic Arbitration Team of the Year by The American Lawyer and Legal Week of London for the victory.
He also is active in international sports disputes. In 2017, Mr. Litt and his colleagues represented a senior soccer official from Qatar in obtaining a groundbreaking victory before the FIFA Appeal Committee, marking the first time that body had ever completely overturned ethics sanctions imposed by the FIFA Ethics Committee.
He helps clients navigate every aspect of international business conflicts, serving as coordinating counsel in multi-jurisdictional disputes and addressing problems involving multiple parties, governments, regulators, NGOs and the media.
He also advises on specialized international legal issues, including international forum and jurisdiction disputes, the enforcement of arbitration agreements, extraterritorial discovery and international judgment enforcement, and represents clients in mediation and settlement negotiations.
Mr. Litt has been active in the international dispute resolution community for many years. He played a substantial role in the creation and launch of the New York International Arbitration Center, and he currently serves as co-chair of NYIAC’s technology committee and a member of its audit committee.
He frequently publishes articles and book chapters, gives lectures and participates in industry panels on international arbitration and other aspects of international disputes.
- J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2001
- M.P.Aff., University of Texas, 2001
- B.A., Brandeis University, 1996
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