Dr. John J. Maalouf
Law office of Maalouf Ashford & Talbot, LLP, New York, NY (New York), US (United States)
VanIAC Panel(s) : Domestic Arbitration, International Arbitration, Mediation
Practice Areas : Corporate Commercial, Government, Maritime, Real Estate, Tax, Technology
Dr. John J. Maalouf, Senior Partner of the Firm, is one of Wall Street’s top lawyers and is a globally recognized expert in the areas of International Trade & Finance Law, International Arbitration, Corporate & Business Law, Banking Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Oil & Gas Law, Pharmaceuticals Law, Telecommunications Law, and Intellectual Property Law.
Under John’s leadership, Maalouf Ashford & Talbot has been honored as “Law Firm of the Year” in the United States, Dubai, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, China, Lebanon, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Kingdom, and Brazil for 2018 in 54 different categories. In addition, John has been ranked as one of the Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers in the United States for the past 14 consecutive years by the United States Lawyer Rankings – 2019 Edition, 2018 Edition, 2017 Edition, 2016 Edition, 2015 Edition, 2014 Edition, 2013 Edition, 2012 Edition, 2011 Edition, 2010 Edition, 2009 Edition, 2008 Edition, 2007 Edition and 2006 Edition.
Dr. Maalouf regularly counsels clients on matters involving international business transactions, international arbitrations & mediations, mergers & acquisitions, oil & gas transactions, compliance issues, international banking, and foreign investment in the Middle-East. In addition, John specializes in representing multinational companies in connection with intellectual property law matters, pharmaceutical law matters, and technology, media and telecommunications law matters.Dispute Resolution Experience and Training
In addition to being one of the world’s leading lawyers, Dr. Maalouf is also an International Arbitrator with the following Courts of International Arbitration and International Arbitration Centers:
- London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
- Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)
- Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
- Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC)
- International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA – The Hague, The Netherlands)
- Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA – United States of America)
- Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)
- Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC) and
- GCC Arbitration Centre (Bahrain)
As an International Arbitrator, Dr. Maalouf has over 12 years of experience deciding large international commercial disputes between multinational companies around the world.Professional and Other Activities
Dr. Maalouf has been ranked as one of the Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers in the United States for the past 13 consecutive years by the United States Lawyer Rankings – 2006 to 2018 Editions. In addition, under his leadership, Maalouf Ashford & Talbot has been honored as “Law Firm of the Year” in the United States, Dubai, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, China, Lebanon, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Kingdom, and Brazil for 2018 in 54 different categoriesAcademic Qualifications
Bachelors of Science (Economics), Boston University, 1990
Juris Doctor, Suffolk University School of Law, 1993
LL.M. (International Banking and Financial Services Law), Boston University School of Law, 1994
While in law school, John received the American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence and was on the Dean’s List.