Mushegh Manukyan is an associate in the Washington office specializing in international commercial arbitration, investor-state disputes, and mediation.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Mushegh was a regional legal counsel at a Texas based high-tech company managing Russia and CIS, India, the Middle East, and Africa legal matters of more than ten subsidiaries of the company. From 2009-2012, Mushegh was the head of the legal formalities section of the Armenian subsidiary of one of the largest Russian telecommunication companies, and concurrently served as the general counsel of a mobile banking subsidiary of the same group. Mushegh also played an instrumental role in the establishment of Armenia’s mediation system and is the author of Armenia’s mediation laws. He is a recipient of a Weinstein international fellowship (JAMS) following which he founded first private mediation and arbitration center in Armenia.

Mushegh is a member of the New York Bar, the Armenian Chamber of Advocates, and the mediator panel of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

Mushegh holds BA in law, MA in international law from Yerevan State University, and Ph.D. in private international law from Russian State Social University in Moscow, where he taught private international law for two years. Most recently he earned an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where he founded Harvard Arbitration Discussion Series and launched an interview project with leading arbitration and mediation practitioners.