Hughes Hubbard & Reed has won the 2011 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in International Arbitration. In accepting the award on behalf of the firm, John Townsend, co-chair of the arbitration practice, commented that it was really a teamwork award which recognized the sustained efforts of Hughes Hubbard’s exceptional team of arbitration lawyers.

The award recognizes the long-term stature of Hughes Hubbard’s International Arbitration Practice Group, which has been shortlisted in every one of the six years that Chambers has given these awards. It is also the firm’s second win in those six years. Hughes Hubbard had previously won in the International Arbitration category in 2008.

Hughes Hubbard was also recognized in the International Trade category for the 2011 Chambers USA Award for Excellence. This recognition underscores the group’s rapid growth and prominence.

Four individual Hughes Hubbard lawyers are ranked in the 2011 edition of Chambers USA in the field of International Arbitration, as well as three in the field of International Trade. Altogether, 34 Hughes Hubbard lawyers and 17 practice areas are ranked in Chambers USA 2011, Chambers Global 2011, Chambers Europe 2011 and Chambers Latin America 2011.