Kristina Moore's practice focuses on the arbitration and litigation of complex commercial and investment disputes, particularly under international investor-state laws. She has assisted with multiple investment arbitrations, including representations of both states and investors. In addition to assisting at ICSID hearings, Kristina has experience in various aspects of litigation and arbitration procedure including substantive drafting, preparing witnesses for trial and voir dire.

    Before joining the firm, Kristina was an associate in the international arbitration and litigation groups of a major international law firm.

    Immediately after law school, Kristina was a fellow in the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) law program. Selected fellows study historical, philosophical, theological, and cultural texts related to Nazism and the Holocaust in which the historical context frames the discussion of contemporary legal and ethical issues.

    In law school, Kristina was a fellow in the Frederick K. Cox Center for International Law, and graduated with an international law concentration with honors, as well as a Global Service Award. While a law student, Kristina was a contributing editor of Law Review, and served as a judicial extern for Judge Arthur I. Harris in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio. Kristina also served as team captain of CWRU’s Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team, and took fifth place at the 2017 Paris International Chamber of Commerce Vis Pre-Moot as a team of one, on behalf of CWRU. Kristina continues to participate as an arbitrator for Vis practice moots.

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    • Representing Turkmenistan in a US$1.5 billion ICSID(AF) dispute brought by Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) concerning the operation of telecommunication licenses in Turkmenistan.
    • Representing Turkmenistan in Dirk Herzig as Insolvency Administrator over the Assets of Unionmatex Industrieanlagen GmbH v. Turkmenistan, ICSID Case No. ARB/18/35, concerning the construction of grain production facilities and bakeries.
    • Representing a Canadian mining company in Alhambra Resources, et al v. Kazakhstan, ICSID Case No. ARB/16/12, concerning rights under two gold mining licenses and an exploration and exploitation contract with the Republic of Kazakhstan.
    • Representing investors in Kim and others v. Republic of Uzbekistan, ICSID Case No. ARB/13/6 concerning investments in Uzbekistan’s cement industry.
    • Representing the Kyrgyz Republic in JSC Tashkent Mechanical Plant, et al v. The Kyrgyz Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/16/4, concerning the operation of resorts in the Kyrgyz Republic.

    Education

    • Universit├ę Paris-Dauphine, Master 2, droit européen et international des affaires, mention assez bien, 2017
    • Case Western University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
    • Eastman School of Music, B.M., with distinction, 2011
    • Swarthmore College, B.A. in Russian, 2001

    Admissions

    • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio, 2019
    • Ohio, 2017

    • Author, “The Future of Class-Action Waivers in Consumer Contract Arbitration Agreements after DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia,” 67 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 611, 2016.

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