Oliver (Ollie) J. Armas | New York | Hogan Lovells

Oliver (Ollie) J. Armas

Partner Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, Spanish, Portuguese

Armas Oliver

Oliver (Ollie) J. Armas
Armas Oliver
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"Highly analytical and provides key strategic advice."

The Legal 500

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.

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"Oliver has x-ray vision - he saw through every trick the opposing attorney tried to pull." "He's really smart, gets to the point and is business-oriented, seeing the issues from the client's perspective."



  • 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


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