Commercial • Investment
For his work as arbitrator, Mr. Polebaum is recognized in Band 1 of Chambers Global Rankings in the category of International Arbitration: Arbitrators USA where he is described as "a distinguished international arbitration practitioner with notable experience as both arbitrator and advocate in a wide range of arbitral proceedings." (2017). He "enjoys an outstanding reputation for his credentials as arbitrator, with deep experience in disputes heard under all major institutional rules and in ad hoc proceedings" (2018) and enjoys "enormous respect in the arbitration community" (2019 and 2020). In 2021, he was described as “one of the best arbitrators.” In Chambers' 2022 global rankings in the category of International Arbitration: Most in Demand Arbitrators in Global Market Leaders Rankings, Mr. Polebaum was described as “one of the best arbitrators” who is “utterly fair and very clever” and asks “perfect questions” of counsel.
For his work as counsel, Mr. Polebaum was consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in International Arbitration (National), where he was described as a "lawyer with superb writing skills," "outstanding on his feet," and "always meticulously prepared," and by Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business in International Arbitration (USA), where he was described as "incredibly able and astute," and a "very talented and excellent counsel." Mr. Polebaum was also consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Litigation: International Arbitration, where he was described as "one of the best international arbitration lawyers" in the market and an "outstanding advocate."