Thomas Granier wins strong commendations from sources who consider him “an all-round star and one of the future global names in the arbitration field”. He is “an energetic and proactive lawyer” who is “the definition of a future leader in Paris”.
Thomas Granier is an associate at McDermott Will & Emery in Paris, France. He focuses his practice on international arbitration and arbitration-related litigation. He has developed strong experience in disputes relating to construction, new technologies, IT, energy, M&A, joint ventures and commodities. Thomas has acted as counsel in a number of commercial and investment arbitrations under the rules of various institutions such as the ICC, the LCIA, the HKIAC, the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and ad hoc arbitrations.
In addition, Thomas has acted as sole arbitrator under the ICC Rules and the rules of arbitration of Delos Dispute Resolution.
Prior to joining McDermott Will & Emery, Thomas served as counsel in the case management team at the secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris dealing mainly with cases from Africa, the Middle East and France. He previously served as deputy counsel for the case management team dealing mainly with cases from Germany, Switzerland and Austria. At the ICC, Thomas supervised more than 300 arbitrations and reviewed a number of arbitration awards.
Thomas co-founded Delos Dispute Resolution, an independent arbitration institution established to meet the demands of start-ups and SMEs globally by promoting time and cost efficiency in the resolution of their disputes.
He has been appointed as special adviser to the Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Centre (CIMAC).
Thomas is fluent in English, French and German.