Senior Counsel
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Accredited Mediator, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC (2009), Global Law Scholarship
  • Master of Global Business Law, joint degree program with Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Sciences Po, Paris (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude with Honors, in Political Science and Economics, The George Washington University, Washington DC (2003), Honors Program Scholarship
  • New York State Bar (2009)
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District and Eastern District of New York (2010)
  • Senior Counsel - Arbitration Chambers – New York  (April 2020–Present)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law - American University, Washington College of Law – Washington, DC  (2015–Present)
  • Legal Counsel - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes – Washington, DC  (2013–2020)
  • International Case Manager - International Centre for Dispute Resolution – New York  (2012–2013)
  • International Arbitration Group - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP – New York and London  (2009–2012)

Lindsay’s experience includes large, complex investment treaty disputes and high-stakes commercial disputes, often exceeding USD 1 billion in value, as well as smaller cases involving individuals and SMEs. She has acted in arbitrations under many of the major institutional rules, including ICSID, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), and in cases under the UNCITRAL Rules. Her work spans a diverse range of industries, including agriculture, aviation, banking and finance, construction and infrastructure, energy, mining, pharmaceutical, real estate, services, technology, telecommunications and tourism. Representative cases include:

Commercial Cases

  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in Paris involving Italian, Singapore and Hong Kong companies operating in the energy sector.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an LCIA arbitration seated in India arising out of a shareholder dispute.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an ad hoc gas pricing arbitration seated in London.
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in Honolulu arising out of a contractual dispute between a multinational tech company and a Korean tech company.
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in New York relating to a licensing agreement between companies in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States.
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in New York arising out of a shareholders’ dispute between a multinational energy company and South American, BVI and Bahamas entities.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an ad hoc commercial arbitration seated in London involving Irish and African companies operating in the mining sector.
  • Defended an African government agency in three major construction disputes under the ICC, SCC and UNCITRAL rules.
  • Represented a multi-national energy consortium in an ad hoc arbitration against an African governmental entity arising out of a share purchase agreement.
  • Defended a large financial firm in an ICC arbitration involving claims arising from the acquisition of an Asian business unit.

Investment Cases

  • Tribunal Assistant in Nova Group Investments, B.V. v. Romania (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/19).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Ministry of Land and Property of the Republic of Tatarstan v. Ukraine, an UNCITRAL/PCA investment arbitration relating to the energy sector.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an ad hoc investment treaty arbitration between Austrian companies and a Central European state involving the tourism sector.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an UNCITRAL/PCA investment treaty dispute involving a construction project in Central America.
  • Tribunal Secretary in Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. v. Canada (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/16).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Hela Schwarz GmbH v. People’s Republic of China (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/19).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Pawlowski AG and Project Sever s.r.o. v. Czech Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/11).
  • Tribunal Secretary and Secretary to the ad hoc Annulment Committee in Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim A.S. v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan (ICSID Case No. ARB/13/1).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Mobil Investments Canada Inc. v. Canada (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/6).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Lighthouse Corporation Pty Ltd and Lighthouse Corporation Ltd, IBC v. Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/2).
  • Tribunal Secretary in EuroGas Inc. and Belmont Resources Inc. v. Slovak Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/14/14).
  • Tribunal Secretary in CEAC Holdings Limited v. Montenegro (ICSID Case No. ARB/14/8).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Eli Lilly and Company v. Canada (ICSID Case No. UNCT/14/2), an NAFTA/UNCITRAL arbitration administered by ICSID.
  • Tribunal Secretary in Lieven J. van Riet, Chantal C. van Riet and Christopher van Riet v. Republic of Croatia (ICSID Case No. ARB/13/12).
  • Secretary of three Tribunals constituted in Ossama Al Sharif v. Arab Republic of Egypt (ICSID Case Nos. ARB/13/3, ARB/13/4 and ARB/13/5).
  • Secretary to the ad hoc Annulment Committee in Adem Dogan v. Turkmenistan (ICSID Case No. ARB/09/9).
  • Tribunal Secretary in Vattenfall AB and others v. Federal Republic of Germany (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/12).
  • Represented a multinational company in an ICSID arbitration asserting claims relating to its extensive hydrocarbon and refining assets in Venezuela.
  • Represented a French energy company an ICSID arbitration against Argentina.
  • Represented the government of Grenada in the enforcement of an ICSID costs award in U.S. federal court.


  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Judiciary Committee, Rapporteur
  • Rising Arbitrators Initiative, Member
  • ICCA Mentoring Program, Group Advisor
  • Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, Young Practitioners Subcommittee 
  • International Bar Association, Arbitration and Mediation Committees
  • Court of Master Sommeliers, Certified Sommelier
  • English (native)
  • French (fluent)
  • United States