M. Imad Khan is a Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells in Houston. He advises companies across diverse economic sectors, including energy, oil and gas, electricity, renewables, and mining. Focusing on international arbitration and litigation, Imad represents clients in international treaty arbitrations, international commercial arbitrations, and domestic court disputes. In particular, he represents both investors and host states in investment disputes before the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) at the World Bank, as well as under the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Imad has also represented and advised clients in construction and commercial arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the international body of the American Arbitration Association.
Imad is also experienced in the field of white-collar enforcement and compliance matters. He has represented U.S.-based companies in internal investigations involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as well as several foreign-based companies in investigations by and negotiations with the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency (INT). Additionally, he is experienced in litigating commercial disputes in federal and state courts.
Imad maintains a deep understanding of his practice, publishing scholarly articles frequently. He serves as a Global Advisory Board Member of the ICDR Young & International group, as a Young Arbitrator Member on the Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and as a member of the Board of the Houston chapter of Developments in Literacy. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis and was formerly an adjunct faculty member of international law at the University of Houston. Before joining Hogan Lovells, Imad gained practical experience in international arbitration and white collar matters in the Washington, D.C. office of a major international law firm.
- International Commercial Arbitration
- Investor-State Arbitration