Anton is an associate in the Washington, DC office.

His recent experience includes:

  • Acting for two consortia of energy companies in two separate series of disputes against a Central Asian State, arising from a long-term production sharing agreement.  The arbitrations include issues of tax, cost recovery and admissibility. A further expert determination has been launched in relation to an annual work program and budget.
  • Advising the same consortia on strategic questions and potential disputes, including regulatory issues relating to the approval of a field development plan, OPEC+ production cuts, and inspections related to environmental issues.
  • Acting for an energy company in two separate disputes against Eastern European states in connection with the construction and operation of power plants.
  • Acting for Grupo Unidos por el Canal in annulment proceedings in U.S. federal court against an award arising out of the expansion of the Panama Canal.

Anton regularly provides legal support pro bono. He assisted REDRESS in the case of Meriam Ibrahim before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, is working with Guernica 37 Chambers in bringing claims before the European Court of Human Rights on behalf victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity in a Middle Eastern State, representing a Sudanese refugee seeking family reunification, and advised a people on possible paths to gaining independence from an Asian State.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Anton completed his Ph.D. at Harvard University. He previously clerked for the late Honorable Juan R. Torruella on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School (James Kent Scholar), as well as a Bachelor’s Degree (magna cum laude) and a Master’s Degree from Harvard University. Anton was a visiting professor at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, where he taught international arbitration and gave a faculty presentation on issues relating to international arbitration.  He was also selected by the International Law Institute to teach choice of law as part of an International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Master Class.

His publications have appeared in “Pro-Arbitration” Revisited: A Tribute to Professor George Bermann from his Students over the Years (Juris Publishing, 2023), Reflections on International Arbitration – Essays in Honour of Professor George Bermann (Juris Publishing, 2022), and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.  He also co-authored a chapter in International Arbitration in Latin America: Energy and Natural Resources Disputes (Kluwer Law International, 2021).

Anton’s languages include English, Dutch, Russian, German, French, and Spanish.