Hugh Carlson is the Managing Director of Three Crowns, in which capacity he is responsible for the firm’s global operations. He also serves as General Counsel to the firm.

Hugh has represented clients across a range of industries and under most major arbitral rules systems.  He has been described in Who’s Who Legal as “absolutely phenomenal” and “‘very highly recommended’ for his international investment treaty and commercial arbitration work,” and he is recognized in other leading rankings and directories as well.

Hugh serves as a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and is a co-founder and co-director of its International Arbitration Workshop. He is a member of the ICCA/IBA Joint Task Force on Data Protection in International Arbitration Proceedings and the CPR Cybersecurity Task Force.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Hugh practiced international arbitration in the Washington, DC office of a major international law firm.