B. Ted Howes is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and is both the Leader of the firm's US International Arbitration practice and a member of the firm’s global leadership team for international arbitration. He advises US and foreign companies in a wide variety of international commercial arbitrations, including arbitrations governed by the Rules of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the International Chamber of Commerce, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. Ted is also an active arbitrator and has been appointed to the Panel/List of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and the Beijing International Arbitration Centre. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is an authority on drafting arbitration provisions for complex international commercial contracts.
In addition to his international arbitration experience, Ted has extensive experience representing foreign and US corporations in US commercial litigation, often of an international nature. He routinely appears before the federal and state courts of New York in connection with his litigation practice.
Ted is a frequent speaker and writer on international arbitration and related international legal issues.
Ted is conversational in French and Spanish.