Christina Hioureas is chair of the firm’s United Nations practice group and a counsel in the firm's International Litigation & Arbitration practice. Christina represents States, private and State-owned entities, and individuals on international disputes and public international law matters and advises States on matters before the UN. She also serves as sole and co-arbitrator in international commercial disputes, including under ICC, UNCITRAL, ICDR, and AAA rules, among others. She is also a CEDR-certified mediator.
Hioureas is experienced on matters involving the Balkans, the Mediterranean, Western Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, Africa and Latin America. These disputes range from mixed-use projects and construction matters to energy supply (including power purchase agreements, gas sale and purchase agreements and offtake agreements), franchise agreement and shareholder disputes.
Christina is a U.S. member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration & ADR. She has been elected to the Council on Foreign Relations (Term Member) and to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law. She has received recognition in Chambers & Partners – Public International Law, Who’s Who International Arbitration – Future Leaders, Legal 500 and the Global Arbitration Review.
University of California Berkeley, JD, University of California, Berkeley BA.