Andrew M. Behrman

Section Co-Chair – International Disputes (Firmwide) Partner

andrew.behrman@bakerbotts.com

New York

P: +1.212.408.2570
F: +1.212.259.2570
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Andrew Behrman's practice focuses on international disputes with a particular emphasis on international arbitration. Clients rely on Andrew to assist them on a wide range of matters from day-to-day counseling on contracts to the conduct of major international arbitrations. These matters include claims before both U.S. courts and international tribunals (particularly under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and American Arbitration Association/International Center for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR)), and have covered a broad spectrum of industries. Andrew is also a member of the AAA Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators.

Andrew is keenly aware of the impact of disputes on day-to-day business operations and works closely with clients to handle their disputes efficiently and quickly.

Related Experience

  • Representing a European technology company in an arbitration with a counterparty arising out of a license agreement for cellphone software (ICC, New York)
  • Representing a U.S. chemical company in an arbitration with a counterparty in license agreement for chemical catalysts (CPR, New York)
  • Representing an African energy company in an arbitration with a contractor arising out of the construction of small-scale LNG liquefaction facilities (ICDR, New York) 
  • Representing a U.S. oil and gas company in an arbitration arising out of an oil and gas concession in Africa (UNCITRAL, London)
  • Representing a Latin American energy company in an arbitration with a contractor relating to delays in the construction of a wind farm in Central America (ICC, New York)
  • Representing a Latin American energy company in an arbitration with a contractor relating to the construction of oil platforms (ICC, New York)
  • Representing a Middle East energy company in an arbitration with a contractor relating to the construction of an off-shore gas pipeline (ICC, Middle East)
  • Representing a European seller in an arbitration relating to the pricing of LNG under a long-term SPA (LCIA, Madrid)
  • Representing a Middle East energy company in a long-term LNG contract price review arbitration (ICC, Geneva)
  • Representing a U.S. construction company in an arbitration against the owner and a subcontractor arising from the construction of a power plant (AAA, New York)*
  • Representing a Panamanian power plant operator in an arbitration against a contractor in relation to the design and construction of a power plant in Panama (ICC, Miami)*
  • Representing a Brazilian agribusiness group in an arbitration against a Spanish purchaser in relation to the sale of a sugar cane business (ICC, New York)*
  • Representing a U.S. manufacturer in an arbitration against German and French purchasers relating to the sale of a brakes business (ICC, New York)*
  • Representing a European oil and gas production company in an arbitration against a North African petroleum company in relation to the supply of LNG (ICC, Geneva)*

*Matters handled prior to joining Baker Botts

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Recognized as a "Next Generation Partner" by The Legal 500 U.S., 2020, 2021 & 2022

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