Gassan Baloul is a member of the firm’s Global Board and is the co-chair of the Middle East Practice. He also leads our Directed Emerging Market Initiatives. Gassan concentrates his practice on a range of matters, including international dispute resolution. In particular, he has experience representing states before international arbitral tribunals operating under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce Court of Arbitration (ICC) in Paris and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the Hague.
Gassan has significant dispute resolution experience, defending lawsuits involving international law, construction issues, the Anti-Terrorism Act and the Alien Tort Statute claims, mass tort claims and banking issues.
In addition, he has significant experience and expertise representing clients in matters before the Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network.