Stephen Anway is co-head of Investment Arbitration, a partner in our world-ranked International Dispute Resolution Practice Group and a member of our Global Board. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law in the international law department at Case Western Reserve University School of Law – ranked one of the top 10 international law programs in the US – where he teaches a full 13-week doctrinal course every year on international arbitration. Stephen is also the General Editor of the Global Arbitration Review’s “UCIA – Universal Citation in International Arbitration.”
Stephen has represented the winning party in many of the largest international arbitrations in the world over the past 12 years. In June 2013, The American Lawyer Arbitration Scorecard published its list of the 20 Largest Commercial Arbitration Awards ever captured by the publication (dating back to 2001), and Stephen represented the winning party in three of them. No other law firm had more than two. Stephen has also been lead or co-lead counsel for the successful party in several landmark investment treaty arbitrations.
Stephen has worked in more than 25 countries and has represented clients – including eight different sovereign nations and numerous foreign investors – in some 75 international arbitration proceedings. Those cases include arbitrations brought under more than 10 different investment treaties, free-trade agreements and the Energy Charter Treaty.
On October 31, 2016, the Slovak Republic appointed Stephen to the Panel of Conciliators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), an autonomous international institution –affiliated with the World Bank – which is the world’s principal forum for resolving disputes between foreign investors and sovereign nations. Stephen will serve for a term of six years.
Stephen began his career with Squire Patton Boggs while in law school as a summer associate in 2000 and 2001. He thereafter accepted a two-year clerkship with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio, the late Thomas J. Moyer, who was the longest sitting chief justice in the US. After completing the clerkship, Stephen returned to Squire Patton Boggs and has been there ever since.
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