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Mallory B Silberman

Mallory B Silberman
601 Massachusetts Ave., NW
District of Columbia
+1 202 942 6809


Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Non-partners

Mallory Silberman is an associate at Arnold & Porter LLP, where her practice focuses primarily on dispute resolution between multinational corporations and sovereign states. Ms Silberman has considerable experience in investment treaty disputes, and has appeared as counsel in approximately 30 such disputes, including more than 20 at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Ms Silberman has secured victories for clients at every stage of the ICSID process, from registration of a request for arbitration to post-award remedies. To date, Ms Silberman has represented the governments of more than 10 different sovereign states, in addition to investors.   

Since 2012, Ms Silberman has been an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches a substantive and oral advocacy course on international arbitration.  She frequently speaks at industry conferences, and is a recurring lecturer for an intensive arbitration course held annually at American University Washington College of Law. She has been published, inter alia, in the Journal of Damages in International Arbitration; ICSID Review; Building International Investment Law:  The First 50 Years of ICSID; Transnational Dispute Management; Reshaping the Investor-State Dispute Settlement System:  Journeys for the 21st Century; and GAR: The Guide to Advocacy. In addition to English, Ms Silberman speaks Spanish and Italian, and reads basic French and Portuguese.

In 2015 and 2016, Ms Silberman was recognised as a “Rising Star” in international law by Washington, DC Super Lawyers.

WWL says: Mallory Silberman is described as "one of the best advocates I have seen". She is praised for her "creative mind" and deemed "great to work with".

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