Stanimir A Alexandrov is co-leader of the firm’s international arbitration group. Mr Alexandrov focuses his practice in the areas of international dispute resolution, including investor-state arbitration and international commercial arbitration, and resolution of trade disputes before the World Trade Organization (WTO).
He has represented private parties and governments in arbitration before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), as well as in ICC, UNCITRAL, AAA and other international arbitrations. He has also represented governments in WTO disputes. Mr Alexandrov’s current and recent representations include global investors, such as Bechtel, Cargill, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co, GE, Impregilo, Lone Star, Tate & Lyle, Veolia and Vivendi, and of sovereigns including Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Peru and Turkey.
Mr Alexandrov has been appointed to ICSID’s panel of arbitrators and serves as an arbitrator in numerous ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and PCA cases, as well as cases under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules. He has appeared as an expert witness in international arbitration on investment treaty interpretation.
He is a member of the executive council of the American Society of International Law, the governing board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration and the Institute of International Law.
He is a professor at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC, and the American University Washington College of Law, where he teaches courses on international law and dispute settlement. Mr Alexandrov is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars, roundtables and other forums on topics regarding investor-state arbitration and international law.
Mr Alexandrov received his SJD and LLM from the George Washington University Law School and his JD from the Moscow Institute of International Relations in 1981. In addition to English and Bulgarian, he is fluent in French, Russian and Spanish. He is admitted in the District of Columbia and New York.
WWL says: Stanimir Alexandrov is "one of the most sought-after arbitrators in ICSID arbitration" as well as being "very smooth as counsel".
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