Oliver (Ollie) J. Armas

Oliver (Ollie) J. Armas

New York

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 212 918 3020

Fax +1 212 918 3100

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, Portuguese

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"Incredibly smart and energetic," "spectacular and incredible lawyer"

Chambers Global

Ollie Armas is Global Head of the International Arbitration practice group and on the leadership team of the firm's Global Enforcement Team for judgment enforcement and asset tracing/recovery. He is sought out by clients around the world to resolve their most complex and delicate matters in domestic and foreign litigation and before international arbitration tribunals.

With his 30 plus years of experience, Ollie advises clients on a variety of matters in a several industries including M&A, life sciences and health care, consumer, energy and natural resources, and construction and engineering.

Fluent in Spanish, with an understanding of Portuguese, he routinely counsels clients on matters connected to Latin America. He is also well-known for his work connected to Asia.

As a sought-after arbitrator, he has handled arbitrations under the rules of most of the major arbitral institutions around the world (HKIAC, SIAC, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, etc.) and has acted as a foreign legal adviser on U.S. law in foreign proceedings.

Awards and recognitions


International Arbitration (Global Market Leaders)
Chambers Global


International Arbitration (Nationwide)
Chambers USA


International Arbitration (Latin America-wide)
Chambers Latin America


International Arbitration (Latin America-wide)
Chambers Global


International Arbitration (USA)
Chambers Global


International Arbitration (USA), Foreign Expert for Latin America-wide
Chambers Global


International Firms – International Arbitration
The Legal 500 Latin America


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Distinguished Leader Award
New York Law Journal


Litigation: International Arbitration, Recommended
The Legal 500

Benchmark: Litigation (NY Star; Products Liability and General Commercial)

Who's Who of International Arbitration

Who's Who of International Litigation

Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration

Education and admissions


J.D., New York University School of Law, 1990

M.P.A., New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Administration, with honors, 1987

B.A., New York University, College of Arts and Sciences, with honors, 1986

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii

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