Board of Advisers

Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed

One Battery Park Plaza,

NY 10004

New York, USA


John Fellas is a partner in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. He is co-chair of the firm’s International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution practice and co-chair of the International practice. John focuses on the areas of international litigation and arbitration. John has practiced in both the US and the UK, and, in addition to being a member of the New York City Bar Association; he is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. He has served as counsel, chair, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in arbitrations under the American Arbitration Association (AAA), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and ad hoc rules. He has been recognized for his practice in international arbitration. The most recent editions of Chambers Global and Chambers USA noted that he is considered “a wonderful lawyer with very thorough legal knowledge,” and that he is “one of the best—his reputation is phenomenal and deserved.”

He is co-editor of the “International Commercial Arbitration in New York” (Oxford University Press, 2010). He received a B.A. (Hons.) from the University of Durham, England, and both an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School. Mr. Fellas is the newest addition to AYA’s Board of Advisers and Mentors.