Steven L. Smith

Steve Smith focuses his practice on the arbitration and litigation of complex international commercial disputes in a broad range of industries. In his more than 30 years of practice, he has handled matters for and against sovereign entities from the Middle East, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa and has served as counsel and arbitrator in numerous arbitrations around the globe.

Recognized as one of the world's leading international arbitration lawyers in many notable directories, Steve has been described by Chambers USA and other publications as "a truly outstanding advocate whose written product and oral advocacy simply astound"; a "masterful advocate who can put together mesmerizing argument"; a "first-class advocate"; and an "outstanding counsel." [1]