Jonathan Abi Rached

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Jonathan is an associate in White & Case's International Arbitration Group, based in New York. He is trained in both civil law and common law, and represents states and corporations in investor-state and commercial arbitration proceedings.    

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Cornell University Law School
Master II
Arbitration and International Trade Law
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Master I
French and American Law
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Université Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Bachelor of Arts (Economics)
Université Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
Languages
English
Arabic
French

Experience

Representative experience includes:

  • Representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in MAKAE Europe SARL v. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an ICSID arbitration brought under the France-Saudi Arabia BIT in relation to an investment in the retail sector of Saudi Arabia;
  • Representing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd. V. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, an ICSID arbitration brought under the South Korea-Saudi Arabia BIT in relation to the construction of a power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia;
  • Advising multinational mining companies as to potential contract-based and investment treaty claims against the Democratic Republic of the Congo in relation to their investments in the mining sector of the DRC.