PARIS - Global Arbitration Review, the leading international arbitration publication, has named Reed Smith to the elite GAR 30, its list of the world’s top 30 international arbitration law firms.

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“This important recognition serves as testimony that our international arbitration lawyers are among the leading practitioners in the arbitral world today,” said José Astigarraga, leader of the firm’s International Arbitration practice. “We embarked on an expansion of our international arbitration practice exactly two years ago by strengthening the firm’s already-excellent arbitration practice through strategic hires and building on the firm’s offices in the leading arbitration centers across our global footprint. To have our efforts validated by being named to GAR’s list of the top 30 reassures us that we are doing this right.”

Astigarraga added, “The expansion is continuing, all in our drive to provide our clients with the best disputes representation across the globe.”

The GAR 30 recognition follows other recent accolades for Reed Smith’s international arbitration practice, including being named Singapore Firm of the Year 2018: International Arbitration by Asian-MENA Counsel and being shortlisted for International Arbitration (International Counsel in Latin America) Law Firm of the Year – Chambers Latin America Awards in both 2017 and 2018.