“[G]reat on her feet and…an excellent advocate on complicated issues”
Caline Mouawad represents clients in international commercial arbitrations and in investment treaty disputes with host governments. She counsels clients in an array of multi-jurisdictional disputes that span from Europe to Latin America and from Africa to Asia, and concern such sectors as oil and gas, mining, consumer goods and telecommunications.
Caline has acted as counsel in arbitrations conducted in English and French under the rules of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, AAA, ICDR, and SIAC, as well as in ad hoc cases under the UNCITRAL Rules. She regularly advises clients on drafting dispute resolution clauses in international commercial contracts and on protecting their international investments under investment treaties. In addition, Caline regularly serves as an arbitrator. She is listed on the Panel of Neutrals for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the AAA National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators.
Caline serves as Vice-Chair of the Steering Committee of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. She formerly chaired the International Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and is currently a member of the International Commercial Disputes Committee.
Caline joined Chaffetz Lindsey in December 2019 and was previously a partner at King & Spalding LLP in New York, where she practiced for more than ten years and was Vice-Chair of the Diversity Committee. Prior to that, Caline practiced for nearly six years at Salans in Paris and New York, and began her legal career as a litigation association at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.
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