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Hugh Carlson

Lecturer on Law


Hugh Carlson
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Hugh Carlson is the Chief Executive Officer 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,” “command[ing] the respect of his peers,” and “‘very highly recommended’ for his international investment treaty and commercial arbitration work.” He is also recognized in other leading rankings and directories, including Law Dragon’s “Global Litigation 500” and Super Lawyers.

Prior to joining Harvard Law School as a Lecturer on Law, Hugh was an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law School, where he taught the course “Advocacy in International Arbitration.”


  • B.A. Political Science University of California, Los Angeles, 2006
  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center, 2010
  • LL.M. Queen Mary University of London, School of International Arbitration, 2011