Senior Counsel
  • CEDR Accredited Mediator
  • Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, Georgetown Law Center (2009)
  • Master of Global Business Law, joint degree program with Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and Sciences Po (2008)
  • Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude with Honors in Political Science and Economics, The George Washington University (2003)
  • 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 has acted in more than 40 international investment and commercial arbitrations under the institutional rules of 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), as well as in cases under the UNCITRAL Rules and ad hoc cases. Her work spans a diverse range of disputes and industries, including agriculture, aviation, banking and finance, construction and infrastructure, energy, mining, pharmaceutical, technology, telecommunications and tourism. Representative cases include:

Tribunal Secretary / Assistant

  • 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 investment treaty dispute involving a construction project in Central America.
  • 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.
  • Tribunal Secretary in an ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration seated in London involving European and African companies operating in the African mining sector.
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in Honolulu arising out of a supply contract in the technology sector.
  • Administrative Secretary in an ICC arbitration seated in New York concerning a licensing dispute between companies in the United States and Asia.
  • Tribunal Assistant in Nova Group Investments, B.V. v. Romania (ICSID Case No. ARB/16/19).
  • 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 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 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), a NAFTA/UNCITRAL arbitration.
  • 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).

Counsel

  • Defended an African government agency in three major construction disputes under the ICC, SCC and UNCITRAL rules.
  • Represented an multinational company in an ICSID arbitration asserting claims relating to its extensive hydrocarbon and refining assets in Venezuela.
  • Represented a French energy company in the quantum stage of an ICSID arbitration against Argentina.
  • Represented the government of Grenada in the enforcement of an ICSID costs award in U.S. federal court.
  • Defended a large financial firm in an ICC arbitration involving claims arising from the acquisition of an Asian business unit.
  • Represented a multi-national energy consortium in an ad hoc arbitration against an African governmental entity arising out of a share purchase agreement.
  • American Society of International Law, Women in International Law Mentor
  • Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, Young Practitioners Subcommittee  
  • International Bar Association, Arbitration and Mediation Committees
  • Certified Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers)
  • English (native)
  • French (fluent)
  • United States
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