Peter J.W. Sherwin

Peter Sherwin is a partner in the Litigation Department, head of the International Arbitration Group, head of the Commercial Real Estate Litigation Group, and a member of the Latin America Practice.  Peter is also a member of the Firm’s cross-disciplinary, cross-jurisdictional Coronavirus Response Team.

Peter's practice focuses on acting as counsel in complex cross-border commercial disputes, often involving a joint venture, a licensing or distribution relationship, or an acquisition, most of which are resolved in international arbitration and the rest in federal and state courts in the United States. He has significant pharmaceutical, lodging, real estate, and sports industry experience and, when necessary, regularly takes cases through trial or arbitral hearings. 

Peter also regularly serves as an arbitrator in proceedings before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).  

Chambers USA and Chambers Global rank Peter as one of the top International Arbitration lawyers nationwide, reporting that he is "a great tactician with the pragmatism of a businessman" and "a thorough, well-prepared and intelligent lawyer," who is a "very effective advocate on his feet" and whose client service is "exemplary."