Hannelore Sklar is an associate in the Firm's Commercial Litigation Group. She represents and advises foreign sovereigns, international financial institutions and private companies in the resolution of complex cross-border and international disputes. Hannelore has represented clients in litigation in U.S. federal district and appellate courts, as well as in arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). She also helps foreign clients navigate potential U.S. litigation risk for their global operations and conflicting demands from U.S. and foreign courts and regulators.
During law school, Hannelore interned with the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice and Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Hannelore also was a Law Fellow for Legal Research and Writing, a Global Law Scholar and a member of the Georgetown Journal of International Law.
Prior to attending law school, Hannelore worked for several years at a nonprofit global leadership organization as a contractor with the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Choice of Law Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act: Cassirer v. Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation and the Unresolved Disagreement Among the Circuits, Spring 2016, Georgetown Journal of International Law