B. Ted Howes, Esq. is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP based in the New York office. A member of the Trial Department, his practice is in complex commercial litigation and arbitration, with a special focus on international dispute resolution. An authority on the rules and procedures of the ICC, the most widely-used international arbitration organization in the world, Mr. Howes has extensive experience drafting complex arbitration provisions for international commercial contracts and has lectured and written on the subject of international arbitration. He also has extensive experience representing foreign and U.S. corporations in U.S. commercial litigations, particularly litigations with an international focus.