Michael D. Nolan is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP. Mr. Nolan is experienced in all phases of commercial litigation and arbitration. He has represented clients in U.S. federal and state courts and before arbitral tribunals in all manner of complex disputes, including general commercial, securities, antitrust, tax and insolvency cases.
Mr. Nolan's practice has a particular focus on international arbitration and litigation. He has represented clients or served as arbitrator in cases under AAA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and other rules and is consistently listed in Euromoney Guide, Experts in Commercial Arbitrationand Chambers USA for international arbitration. Mr. Nolan's arbitrations have involved electricity, gas, transportation and mining concessions; jointventure agreements; satellite and other insurance coverage; construction; and energy distribution. He has represented both investors and states in arbitrations pursuant to bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty. He also has represented companies and states in connection with court proceedings involving sovereign immunity, act of state, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judicial and nonjudicial awards.
Mr. Nolan has substantial experience with compliance issues that arise under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, other anti-bribery laws and sanctions programs. He has developed and implemented anticorruption programs for companies and financial services firms.
Mr. Nolan teaches as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association and of the Panel of ICSID Arbitrators.
Mr. Nolan is a graduate of Harvard College and of the University of Chicago Law School.