Aceris Law’s Washington, D.C., Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Washington, D.C., i.e., where a contract is executed in Washington, D.C., the dispute is brought by or against a party in Washington, D.C., the seat of arbitration is Washington, D.C., or an arbitration is taking place under the aegis of the World Bank’s ICSID in Washington, D.C.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICSID, ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, VIAC and other arbitration rules. We are experts in international arbitration: this is all that we do, which allows us to offer far more cost-competitive fees than other firms for high-quality international arbitration legal representation.
We have permanent access to offices in Washington, D.C., to meet and work with clients, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, we have access to offices in 120 jurisdictions, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference.
Our Washington, D.C., Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to all American and international jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking Spanish, English, French, German, Russian and Arabic.
We maintain ties to the best quantum and legal experts, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations.
William Kirtley, the founder of Aceris Law, is an American and French national, admitted to the New York and Washington, D.C., bars and a former member of the Paris Bar, with significant experience in arbitrations under Washington law and before the ICSID. He studied at Harvard, Columbia and the Sorbonne, and has worked in the field of international arbitration over the past fifteen years at the highest level, establishing an excellent track record in the process. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is an internationally-educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and registered at the Versailles Bar with over a decade of experience in international arbitration. She was formerly Counsel at the ICC in Paris and also studied law at Harvard and Oxford.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Washington, D.C. and before the ICSID. Aceris Law’s Washington, D.C., Arbitration Lawyers Desk has served as counsel in investment arbitrations involving Turkmenistan, Belarus, Sweden, the Dominican Republic, Croatia, China, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Tunisia, Australia, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Equatorial Guinea and other States, under a variety of treaties, many of which were highly successful. We have also represented States and State entities on numerous occasions.
By having a dedicated team of arbitration lawyers for arbitrations concerning Washington, D.C., Aceris Law ensures that arbitrations involving United States are handled efficiently and more cost-effectively than was traditionally possible, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ Washington, D.C., Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.