Hagit Muriel Elul is Co-Chair of Hughes Hubbard’s Arbitration practice group and is a New York-and California-based partner. She handles high-stakes cross-border litigation and international arbitration involving pharmaceuticals, intellectual property, energy and construction.
Hagit has represented clients in international arbitrations across the world and in courts across the United States. She has also served as an expert witness on New York contract law in proceedings in Canada and the United Kingdom.
Hagit’s experience handling complex international arbitrations has earned her recognition in Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Global Arbitration Review and other publications as a leading practitioner of commercial dispute resolution, with sources noting:
She was also named a "Distinguished Leader" by the New York Law Journal in 2021.
Hagit sits as an arbitrator regularly and frequently writes and lectures on topics related to international business disputes. She is chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR), member of the ICC Commission and a founding Board Member of the New York International Arbitration Center.
After graduating cum laude from Columbia Law School, Hagit clerked for the United States District Court, New Mexico.