King & Spalding
Global Leader in International Arbitration
King & Spalding’s international arbitration practice is consistently recognized as one of the leading practices in the world in both commercial and investment arbitration—a reputation we have earned through creative strategic thinking, meticulous preparation, effective advocacy and demonstrated results.
Independent legal directories that rank law firms based on client feedback, including Chambers, The Legal 500, Global Arbitration Review and Who’s Who Legal, regularly report on our technical know-how, client responsiveness and results-oriented practice.
In the international commercial arbitration arena, we have represented clients in scores of corporate and contractual matters. In the investor-state arbitration arena, we have handled more than 130 investment arbitrations involving a wide spectrum of legal issues and facts.
In addition to acting in arbitration proceedings, we represent clients in courts around the world in arbitration-related litigation, such as motions to compel arbitration, anti-suit injunctions and enforcement actions.
In-Depth Arbitration Knowledge
King & Spalding’s international arbitration practice is one of the most experienced and extensive in the world. We have a consistent track record of securing favorable results in complex, high-profile cases.
Our lawyers have successfully represented clients in commercial and investor-state disputes arising under contractual agreements and investment treaties across the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. The team has deep experience handling disputes in the energy, mining, construction, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, media, intellectual property, pharmaceutical, transport and technology sectors.
Many of King & Spalding’s arbitration lawyers are members of the world’s leading arbitration institutions and are active within the various international organizations that work to promote knowledge and understanding of international arbitration, including the International Bar Association, the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce, the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Law Association.
King & Spalding lawyers regularly serve as arbitrators in both commercial and investment arbitration proceedings, and have published books and scholarly articles on topics related to international arbitration.
Extensive Global Reach
King & Spalding stands out among the world’s leading law firms as having a truly international arbitration practice with an established global footprint. With international arbitration lawyers in New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Austin, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Dubai and Singapore, our international arbitration practice has acted in proceedings involving projects or parties in some 140 countries across six continents.