About

Peter Pettibone is an independent arbitrator and mediator and a retired partner in the global law firm, Hogan Lovells, in New York. Prior to retiring from law practice in 2010, Mr. Pettibone practiced as a corporate attorney for more than 40 years. He was the managing partner of the Moscow offices of three international law firms from 1991 to 2010, and resided in Moscow. He is a U.S. national and fluent in Russian

Board Positions
  • Mr. Pettibone is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the US-Russia Business Council (USRBC), and was a member of its Executive Committee, chair of its Compensation Committee and its outside general counsel from 1993 to 2009. He is now an Honorary Director of the USRBC.
  • Mr. Pettibone was counsel to the US-USSR Trade and Economic Council from 1974 to 1992.
  • Mr. Pettibone was co-chair of the Investment Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia (AmCham) from 2000 to 2010.
  • Mr. Pettibone was a member of the Board of Directors of the International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) from 1993 to 2009.

 

Employment History

  • Hogan Lovells, retired partner, New York, 2010 – present
  • Hogan & Hartson, partner, New York and Moscow, 2000 – 2010
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, partner, New York and Moscow, 1994 – 1999
  • Lord Day & Lord, Barrett Smith, partner, New York, 1974 –  1994 and Moscow, 1991 – 1994
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore, associate, New York, 1967 – 1974
  • US Army, Captain, staff officer, US Army Headquarters, Heidelberg, Germany, 1965 – 1967
Eucation
  • Princeton University, AB 1961, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Harvard Law School, JD 1964
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. 1971
Bar Admissions
  • New York (active)
  • District of Columbia (inactive)
  • Pennsylvania (inactive)
  • United States Supreme Court
Professional Memberships
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).
  • Member, American Bar Association (ABA), Section on Dispute Resolution.
  • Member of the steering committees for eleven annual conferences on dispute resolution sponsored by the ABA and held in Moscow. 2009-2019.
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section.
  • Member, New York City Bar Association and its International Commercial Disputes and Arbitration Committees.
  • Member, CPR’s Arbitration Committee and its Rules Revision Task Force.
  • Member, International Arbitration Club of New York.
  • Member, New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC).

 

Other Affiliations

  • Class President, Princeton University Class of 1961
  • Vice President, The Anglers Club of New York
  • Member, New York Yacht Club and Shelter Island Yacht Club
  • Member, The Century Association, New York
Languages
  • Native English speaker
  • Fluent in Russian