Andrea counsels clients in complex international arbitrations, with a focus on investment treaty arbitration.
She has resolved disputes for a number of high-profile clients, including governments and major multinational companies. Her clients value her skills and she has an excellent worldwide reputation.
Andrea was previously Chief of the NAFTA Arbitration Division for the US State Department, where she was lead counsel for the United States in arbitrations under NAFTA Chapter 11, and participated in the drafting of investment and dispute resolution provisions in US treaties and free trade agreements.
In recognition of her achievements in her field, she is frequently called upon to speak on international arbitration and investor-state dispute resolution issues. She has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Centre, where she taught international commercial arbitration for several years, and has lectured at several other universities.
Andrea is a member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and is currently serving as chair of the Programme Committee for ICCA's 2016 Congress to be held in Mauritius. She is also an executive council member of the American Society of International Law, and an elected member of the American Law Institute, where she is serving as an Adviser on the Restatement (Third) Conflict of Laws.
Andrea received a White & Case Pro Bono Award for conducting a workshop with the UNRCC on State-to-State dispute resolution for Central Asian States, and for preparing comparative law analyses for the Government of Nepal to assist in its drafting of a new constitution.