John Townsend

Co-Chair, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

John Townsend

John Townsend

Co-Chair, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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4

Number of Awards

13

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President & Chief Executive Officer at United States Council for International Business

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President Emeritus at United States Council for International Business

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Adjunct Professor & Faculty Expert, Summer Program on International Arbitration at American University - Washington College of Law

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Partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Chairman Emeritus at PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd.

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Managing Partner at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Chairman at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Chair, Securities Enforcement Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Co-Chair, Corporate Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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Co-Chairman, Securities Litigation Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

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October 27, 2014
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The Deal Pipeline
September 8, 2014
Movers & shakers: Sept. 9, 2014
The Washington Post
March 23, 2014
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The Washington Post
April 13, 2013
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Co-Chair, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
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Executive Vice President, Worldwide Government, Legal & Business Affairs at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc.

MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings invests in a diversified portfolio of public and private companies primarily in the consumer products, gaming, entertainment, financial services, defense, private security, medical devices and biotechnology sectors. The firm seeks to identify opportunities to invest in companies with strong market positions, recognized brands and significant growth potential

Education

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Memberships
Member
Current

The American Law Institute is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. ALI drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.

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Current

The District of Columbia Bar is the second largest unified bar association in the United States. The D.C. Bar’s core functions, supported by member dues, are the registration of lawyers, operation of a lawyer disciplinary system, maintenance of a Clients’ Security Fund, and certain other administrative operations. Many of the important educational and public service programs carried out by the Bar are made possible by voluntary contributions, user fees, and other nondues sources of income. The Bar is governed by a Board of Governors composed of 20 lawyers selected by the active membership and three members of the public appointed by the Bar itself as nonvoting members.

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The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

Career History
Co-Chair, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group
1971 - Current

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is engaged in the provision of legal services. Its services include corporate governance, M&A, capital markets, private equity, equipment finance & banking legal services. The company was founded by Charles Evan Hughes in 1888 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Trustee
Current

The United States Council for International Business advances the global interests of American business both at home and abroad. It is the American affiliate of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD, and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE). As such, it officially represents U.S. business positions both in the main intergovernmental bodies and vis-à-vis foreign business communities and their governments.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The College of Commercial Arbitrators promotes the standards of integrity, professionalism and practice in the field of commercial arbitration. It focuses on aerospace industry disputes, business divorces, construction disputes, distribution and franchise disputes, energy, electric power generating and renewable industries disputes, engineering disputes, and internal trust. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.

Chairman-Mediation Committee
Prior

The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world's leading organization of international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 50,000 individual lawyers and over 200 bar associations and law societies spanning all continents. it has a considerable expertise in providing assistance to the global legal community.

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$1,000 - $4,999
2017

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery. The Intrepid Museum was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, now a National Historic Landmark, which served tours of duty in World War II and the Vietnam War, and was a recovery vessel for the Gemini and Mercury space missions.

$500 - $999
2013

The University of San Diego (USD) is a private Roman Catholic university in San Diego, California. The university offers 40 baccalaureate degrees, and several degrees in law, nursing, (masters, PhD, and DNP),and other doctorate programs. The university comprises seven different academic colleges.

$1,000 - $1,499
2012

The University of San Diego (USD) is a private Roman Catholic university in San Diego, California. The university offers 40 baccalaureate degrees, and several degrees in law, nursing, (masters, PhD, and DNP),and other doctorate programs. The university comprises seven different academic colleges.

Political Donations
$250
1998

Senior Counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

$250
1996

Former President of United States

Awards & Honors
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - Top Lawyers, International
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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