Stephen Anway is a Partner and Global Co-Chair of Squire Patton Boggs’ world-ranked International Dispute Resolution (IDR) practice group. In that role, he leads a team of more than 140 lawyers across 25 offices in North America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Stephen acts as lead counsel and as an arbitrator in international arbitrations. He has represented the winning party in many of the largest international arbitrations in the world over the past 15 years. He has worked in more than 40 countries and has represented clients in some 100 international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.
Stephen’s investment treaty arbitration experience includes acting as lead counsel for more than 12 different sovereign nations and numerous foreign investors in more than 25 different investor-state arbitrations, many of which involve claims in excess of US$1 billion. In December 2019, the Slovak Republic appointed Stephen to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators.
Stephen also specializes in international commercial arbitration. In June 2013, The American Lawyer Arbitration Scorecard published its list of the 20 largest commercial arbitration awards in history, and Stephen represented the winning party in three of them. No other law firm had more than two. He is one of the world’s leading lawyers in natural gas price review arbitrations, having represented the winning party in the first price review arbitral award in history and having now secured more than US$10 billion for his clients in price review proceedings.
Stephen is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches a full 13-week doctrinal course on international arbitration every fall semester. On May 6, 2020, he received the Judge Richard M. Markus Adjunct Professor of the Year Award, which recognizes an exceptional adjunct professor based on professional achievement, teaching and service. Stephen also has served as a visiting Adjunct Professor of Law at various law schools around the world, most recently at the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (SWUPL) in Chongqing, China, where he taught international arbitration in 2019.
Stephen is a member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and the International Bar Association (IBA).