Christina Hioureas is a Partner in the firm's International Litigation & Arbitration Department and Chair of the firm’s United Nations Practice Group.
Christina represents States, private and State-owned entities in international commercial and investment arbitration disputes (ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, ICDR, AAA, SIAC, LCIA, and Swiss Rules) and public international law matters (ICJ; regional human rights tribunals - ECtHR, ECCC, IACHR; and human rights litigation before US courts-Alien Tort Statute/Torture Victims Protection Act). She also advises States on matters before the UN (Sixth Committee to the General Assembly, UNCITRAL, Security Council) and serves as sole and co-arbitrator in international commercial disputes (ICC, UNCITRAL, ICDR, and AAA). She is a CEDR-certified mediator.
Christina is experienced in matters involving the Balkans, Mediterranean, Western Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. Her arbitration experience ranges from construction disputes to conventional oil & gas and alternative energy wind & solar (power purchase, sale and purchase, EPC, and offtake agreements), fraud, franchise, shareholder and technology disputes.
Christina is an elected Executive Council member of the American Society of International Law, appointed U.S. member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR, and elected Term Member to the Council on Foreign Relations.