October 18, 2018 – Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP has named New York-based partner Hagit Muriel Elul as co-chair of the firm’s International Arbitration practice. A team of more than 50 lawyers that has been recognized nationally and internationally for its history of excellence, the Hughes Hubbard International Arbitration group is experienced across a broad range of sectors and has conducted proceedings in all parts of the world under all major arbitration rules.

Elul has worked with Hughes Hubbard for over 16 years, having joined the firm in 2002 in New York, and was promoted to partner in 2011. She practices in the area of high-stakes business disputes involving energy, pharmaceuticals, intellectual property, construction and professional services. Her clients are based globally in Europe, Asia and Latin America, among other places.

Her experience handling billion-dollar-plus commercial disputes has earned her recognition in multiple publications as a leading practitioner of international arbitration and dispute resolution including Legal 500, Who’s Who International Arbitration, World’s Leading Women in Business Law, Latin Lawyer 250, Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration, and Global Arbitration Review.

In the recent Bloomberg article, “More Women Help Settle High-Stakes Overseas Arbitration Disputes,” Elul was recognized as one of the few women leading arbitration practices in AmLaw 200 firms.

Elul sits as an arbitrator regularly and frequently writes and lectures on topics related to international arbitration and litigation. She is chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) and an Executive Board Member of the New York International Arbitration Center.

She joins John M. Townsend and John Fellas as co-chairs.