Public International Law

The Public International Law Group specializes in international disputes, treaty interpretation, and global investment protection. Several of our lawyers have served in the highest levels of the United States government and diplomatic service. We represent clients in the negotiation, enforcement, and implementation of international agreements and have successfully served as counsel to both sovereign states and claimants in disputes under the rules of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the International Court of Arbitration (ICC) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

Our experience on public international law includes:

  • International Trade & Investment Law
  • Representation of State-Owned Entities
  • Pre-Establishment Investment Counseling
  • Country Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • Terrorism Litigation
  • International Environmental Law
  • Cross-Border Infrastructure and Energy
  • State Responsibility and Attribution
  • Law of the Sea
  • International Fisheries Matters
  • International Maritime Boundary and Land Border Disputes
  • International Human Rights and Refugee Law
  • Foreign Sovereign and other Immunities
  • Matters before the United Nations and its Instrumentalities