Joseph E. Neuhaus
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
Joe Neuhaus joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in 1987 and became a partner in 1992. His practice is focused on international commercial litigation in both arbitral and court settings, with particular emphasis on Latin American matters. He is co-coordinator of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s arbitration practice and has served as counsel and arbitrator in numerous arbitral proceedings, including ad hoc proceedings, arbitrations administered by the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association and arbitrations involving sovereign entities. He also has served as counsel in a variety of arbitration-related disputes in court, as well as other commercial litigation and regulatory investigations.
Mr. Neuhaus is regularly recognized as a leading practitioner in international arbitration by such publications as Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States and The Best Lawyers in America. He is the co-author of A Guide to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration: Legislative History and Commentary (Kluwer 1989) and of A Guide to the 2006 Amendments to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration: Legislative History and Commentary (Kluwer 2015) and the author of numerous arbitration-related articles.
He is chair of the International Commercial Disputes Committee of the New York City Bar Association and a member and former chair of both the Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct and the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association. He also serves as a member of the Columbia Law School Board of Visitors. Mr. Neuhaus graduated from Dartmouth College (AB, 1979) and Columbia Law School (JD, 1982). He clerked for The Honorable Carl McGowan of the United States Court of Appeals DC Circuit (1982-1983), The Honorable Lewis F. Powell, Jr. of the United States Supreme Court (1983-1984) and The Honorable Howard M. Holtzmann of the IranUnited States Claims Tribunal (1984-1985).