Arbitration Council

Grant Hanessian

Overview of professional experience

🔷 Grant Hanessian is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Washington DC, and was U.S. member of the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Court of Arbitration in Paris from 2015 to 2021, chair of the Arbitration Committee of the U.S. Council for International Business (U.S. national committee of the ICC) from 2015 to 2020, and a member of the ICC’s Commission on Arbitration (2010-2021) and its Task Forces on Arbitration Involving States or State Entities (2013-15) and on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration (2017-19)
(leader of Investment Arbitration and Banking & Finance work stream).

🔷 He is a member of the American Arbitration Association—International Centre for Dispute Resolution’s International Advisory Committee, Publications Committee and Advisory Committee on Brazil; a former Vice President (for U.S.) of the London Court of Arbitration’s North American Users’ Council, and a member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre’s User’s Council, the International Arbitration Club of New York, the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, the New York City Bar Association’s Committee on International Commercial Disputes, Club Español del Arbitraje, and the Panel of Recognized International Market Experts in Finance (P.R.I.M.E.) Arbitration Rules Drafting Committee, and a founding board member of the New York International Arbitration Center.

🔷 Grant Hanessian is editor of ICDR Awards and Commentaries Vol. I and II (Juris Pub.), co-editor of International Arbitration Checklists (Juris Pub.), Gulf War Claims Reporter (ILI/Kluwer), and former editor of Baker McKenzie’s International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter, and Baker McKenzie’s International Arbitration Yearbook. Mr. Hanessian is annually recommended by international arbitration reference guides, including Chambers Global and USA Guides, The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration (“superb counsel and arbitrator”), and Expert Guide to Leading Practitioners in International Arbitration (ranked among “Best of the Best” in international commercial arbitration).