Jonathan Greenblatt is a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Litigation Groups.
In the area of international arbitration, he has acted as counsel in numerous proceedings conducted under ICC, LCIA and AAA/ICDR Rules, with focus on business combinations and construction disputes, particularly in the chemical and the power industries. He notably represented The Dow Chemical Company in the ICC arbitration brought against a Kuwaiti State-owned company arising out of a failed petrochemicals joint venture, in which the Arbitral Tribunal awarded US$2.47 billion to the firm’s client, the largest award ever rendered in a commercial arbitration.
Jonathan Greenblatt also regularly appears before national courts in proceedings related to arbitration, in particular actions to enforce or resist enforcement of arbitral agreements and awards.
In the area of commercial and international litigation, his experience includes antitrust, securities and bank litigation, bankruptcy, lender liability and major fraud investigations, as well as class action litigation.
Jonathan Greenblatt is Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, where he has been teaching International Commercial Arbitration since 2008. He has authored a number of articles and regularly appears as speaker on arbitration and litigation issues.
He holds a JD from George Washington University Law School, and is a member of its Dean’s Advisory Committee. He is a member and former Chair of Shearman & S