Joseph Neuhaus joined Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in 1987 and became a partner in 1992. His practice focuses on international commercial litigation in both arbitral and court settings, with particular emphasis on Latin American matters. He is coordinator of Sullivan & Cromwell's arbitration practice and has served as counsel and arbitrator in numerous arbitral proceedings, including ad hoc proceedings, arbitrations administered by the International Chamber of Commerce and the American Arbitration Association and arbitrations involving sovereign entities. He has also served as counsel in a variety of arbitration-related disputes in court, as well as other commercial litigation and regulatory investigations.
Mr Neuhaus is the co-author, with Howard M Holtzmann, of A Guide to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration: Legislative History and Commentary (Kluwer, 1989) as well as numerous articles on arbitration-related topics. He is a vice chair of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and a member and former chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association. He is also chair of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct (COSAC) and a member and former chair of the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the New York City Bar Association.
Mr Neuhaus graduated from Dartmouth College (AB, 1979) and Columbia Law School (JD, 1982). He clerked for the Honorable Carl McGowan, United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit (1982-1983), the Honorable Lewis F Powell Jr of the United States Supreme Court (1983-1984) and the Honorable Howard M Holtzmann, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal (1984-1985).