Greenblatt, Jonathan L.

Jonathan L. Greenblatt

Jonathan Greenblatt is a partner in both the International Arbitration and Litigation Groups and has extensive experience in commercial and international litigation, including complex commercial arbitrations. He serves as Co-Deputy Managing Partner of our International Arbitration practice and Co-Managing Partner of our Washington, D.C. office.

Selected Experience

  • Representation of an international consortium of contractors as claimants in ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern state arising out of the design and construction of an airport. Law of the Middle Eastern State. Close to USD 1 billion at stake
  • Representation of a State-owned Latin American oil and gas company as Respondent in ICC arbitration against a contractor involving the expansion of a refinery. The seat of arbitration is The Hague.
  • Representation of The Dow Chemical Company in winning the largest ICC arbitration award ever (US$2.5 billion), against a Kuwaiti state-owned company arising out of a failed petrochemicals joint venture.
  • Representation of a large multinational company in multiple ICC arbitrations relating to purported obligations under financial instruments arising from a troubled private equity transaction.


  • Co-author of “Toward the Harmonization of International Arbitration Rules: Comparative Analysis of the Rules of the ICC, AAA, LCIA and CIETAC” in The Journal of the London Court of International Arbitration, Vol. 17 No. 1
  • Co-author of appendix “Obtaining Mareva-Type Provisional Relief in New York State and Federal Courts” to treatise on commercial injunctions by Steven Gee, Q.C.
  • Co-author, “Adapting the ADR Process to Meet Client Expectations” in Best Practices in International ADR (Aspatore Books, 2007)
  • Co-author, “New York Civil Practice Law and Rule 3102(C): A Potential Tool for Parties Seeking Discovery in Aid of Arbitration” in Transnational Dispute Management, Vol. 8, Issue 1, February, 2011
  • Co-author, “Forum Non Conveniens Defeats Enforcement of International Arbitration Award: Figueiredo Ferraz E Engenharia de Projeto Ltda v The Republic of Peru et al. 665 F.3d 384 (2d Cir. 2011),” International Arbitration Law Review, Vol. 15 Issue 2, 2012
  • Co-author, “Introductory Note to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia: Republic of Argentina v. B.G. Group PLC,” 51 ILM 525 (2012)
  • Co-author of “Lender Liability: A Practical Guide”
  • Co-author of Commercial Lawyer Article, “Impeachment,” with Stephen Gee, Q.C.


  • Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, International Commercial Arbitration, 2008-present


  • George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1980
    • Member, The George Washington Law Review
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 1977,  magna cum laude, with distinction



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