Recognitions

John is consistently recognized as a leading international arbitrator.

  • Chambers USA – International Arbitration
    • 2019: Band 1, International Arbitrators:  “The ‘extremely impressive’ John Fellas remains highly regarded for his work as counsel and an arbitrator.  He has extensive experience in commercial arbitrations spanning a wide variety of industries. ‘I think he’s brilliant,’ comments a market insider, adding that ‘he’s a superb advocate and he knows the field inside out.’”
    • 2018:  Band 1, International Arbitrators:  “John Fellas is lauded by interviewees for his ‘great preparation, delivery and manner’ in arbitration disputes.  He also garners praise for his work as an arbitrator, where fellow practitioners note his ‘attention to the legal issues and the complexities and nuances of the case.’”
    • 2017:  Band 1, International Arbitrators:  “Sources highlight John Fellas for his ‘great strategic brain’ and commend his deep experience in international arbitration work, noting that he can ‘strike a real rapport with the tribunal.’”
    • 2016:  Band 1, International Arbitration: “John Fellas maintains his reputation as a ‘well respected’ international arbitration practitioner who is recognized as ‘an authority in this space.’  He has a wealth of experience in acting as counsel in arbitrations arising under the terms of diverse rules and also regularly serves as arbitrator.”
    • 2015:  Band 1, International Arbitration:  “John Fellas is a leading arbitrator and arbitration counsel with extensive experience. . . . He is praised for his astute yet personable approach and has earned recognition as a ‘really capable and excellent arbitrator.’”
  • Chambers Global – International Arbitration
    • 2019:  “Identified as ‘an excellent advocate,’ John Fellas is commended for his strength in international commercial arbitration. He is recognized by one source as being ‘really terrific,’ and is also highly regarded for his work as an arbitrator.”
    • 2018:  “John Fellas is a seasoned practitioner with excellent experience acting as counsel in international arbitration under ICC and ad hoc rules.”
    • 2017:  “Sources describe New York-based John Fellas a ‘very thorough, knowledgeable and experienced.’  His dispute resolution experience includes acting as counsel and arbitrator under a variety of institutional and ad hoc rules.”
  • Who’s Who Legal: Global Elite Thought Leaders – International Arbitration
  • 2020: “The ‘eminent’ John Fellas is endorsed by market commentators as an ‘excellent arbitrator’ . . . and had deep experience acting as counsel, arbitrator and co-chair in disputes.”
  • Who’s Who Legal – International Arbitration
  • The Legal 500 United States – International Arbitration “Hall of Fame”
  • PLC Which Lawyer? (Dispute Resolution/International Arbitration)
  • Euromoney Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration
  • Euromoney (International Arbitration) “Best of the Best USA”
  • Best Lawyers in America (International Arbitration)
  • Best Lawyer in America: Best Lawyer in New York – Commercial Arbitration, 2019
  • Global Counsel Dispute Resolution Handbook (International Arbitration)
  • Global Arbitration Review “Identified as one of ’45 under 45′ Leading International Arbitration Practitioners Worldwide” (February 2006)