Mr. McHughs practice focuses on the resolution of international and domestic project and commercial disputes. He has represented U.S. and international clients in project related and commercialdomestic and international arbitrations under AAA, ICDR, ICC, and ad hoc rules. He has counseled parties on international investment treaty rights and advised on dispute provisions in international contracts. He has also represented contractors in construction and project disputes before Boards and Courts in the U.S. He has advised numerous clients in mediations relating to both U.S. domestic and international projects and he has successfully resolved disputes in mediation and through direct negotiations on favorable terms. He has prepared many requests for equitable adjustments and claims in project disputes. He also represents international entities in complex commercial disputes.
Mr. McHugh is a qualified UK solicitor and regularly advises UK-based clients. He previously worked at the London office of an international law firm, where he spent nine months in Belgium preparing multi-million dollar claims arising out of the Channel Tunnel project for a railroad rolling stock manufacturer. Mr. McHugh continues to represent parties in disputes relating to railway projects.
Mr. McHugh has written articles on arbitration and construction law and is a frequent speaker on arbitration and construction law.
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland