Andreas S. Baum is an associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed's Litigation department and a member of the firm's Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution practice. Andreas grew up in France and is fluent in English, French and Swedish, with a basic knowledge of German and Spanish. After majoring in engineering sciences at Dartmouth College, he worked as an analyst at a boutique strategy consulting firm in Boston, and can apply both technical and business skills to complex issues in litigations and arbitrations. Andreas co-founded and captained the University of Chicago Law School's Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot team.
Andreas has represented numerous pro bono clients in matters including immigration, asylum, custody and divorce. He was a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee from 2014 until 2017 and holds citizenship in the United States, France and Sweden.
Co-author, with Seth Rothman, "International Law Playing Cybersecurity Catch-Up (Part One and Two), The Cybersecurity Law Report, July 12, 2017 and July 26, 2017
Co-author, with Nicolas Swerdloff and Hagit Elul, "Arbitrators' Power to Sanction Non-Compliance in Discovery in International Arbitration," International Council for Commercial Arbitration (2014)
Contributor, with Steven A. Hammond, "Hybrid, Multi-Tiered and Carve-Out Dispute Resolution Clauses," PLC Arbitration (2013)
Contributor, with Steven A. Hammond, "ICC Arbitration (2012 Rules: A Step-By-Step Guide," PLC Arbitration (2014)
Selected as New York Metro “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers for 2017
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Representation of a US telecommunications company in an International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration against a South American government
Representation of a Turkish investor in arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Kazakhstan under the ICSID Convention
Representation of a respondent in United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) arbitration proceedings relating to the alleged breach of a petroleum contract
Representation of a claimant in International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) arbitration proceedings over the breach of a sale and purchase agreement resulting from an alleged force majeure event
Secretary to the tribunal chaired by John M. Townsend in a commercial arbitration administered by the ICDR
Representation of Ukrainian investors in investment treaty arbitrations against the Russian Federation arising from the expropriation of investments in Crimea
Advising a foreign investor with respect to potential claims against a Central Asian government under bilateral investment treaties
Representation of a member of JPMorgan's Chief Investment Office in London, the unit that employed Bruno Iksil, in connection with civil and criminal investigations by US and UK government agencies
Representation of the trustee for the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Inc.
Representation of a major Japanese trading company in connection with a US and international investigation into alleged bribery, including alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations
Representation of a foreign art dealer in a title dispute over artwork alleged to have been stolen by Nazis during World War II
Representation of a foreign art collector in a breach of warranty dispute related to the provenance of purchased artwork
Advising an e-commerce company with respect to the application of CDA § 230 immunity to user-generated content
As a paralegal, assisted John M. Townsend in his representation of a UK investor in a claim of expropriation against a foreign sovereign in arbitration proceedings before the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
Representations of numerous pro bono clients in domestic violence, custody, child support and immigration cases