Brian Vohrer is of counsel in the Washington DC office of Squire Patton Boggs, where he advises governments on matters that raise issues of public international law, including maritime and territorial sovereignty disputes.

    Publications

    • Co-author, “Report on In re Chagos Marine Protected Area (Mauritius v. United Kingdom) PCA Case No. 2011-3,” American Journal of International Law, October 2015.
    • Author, “Report on the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Case Concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania-Ukraine),” International Maritime Boundaries vol. 4, 2011.
    • Co-author, essay on legal developments in Saudi Arabia during 2010, The International Lawyer, Summer 2011.
    • Author, essay on legal developments in Saudi Arabia during 2008, The International Lawyer, Summer 2009.
    • Co-author, introductory note to the International Court of Justice Case: Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Palau Bata Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore), International Legal Materials, 2008.
    • Author, essay on legal developments in Bahrain during 2007, The International Lawyer, Summer 2008.
    • Co-author, review of Maritime Delimitation, American Journal of International Law, April 2007.
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    • Drafting successful pleading submitted by a State to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia opposing defendant’s request for an order to compel that State to produce documents.
    • Representing of the Government of Suriname in its maritime boundary dispute with the Government of Guyana before an international tribunal constituted under Annex VII of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
    • Participating in advisory opinion proceedings before the International Court of Justice. 
    • Advising governments on the legal effect of and compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolutions. 
    • Advising governments on complex matters requiring analysis of the international law of treaties, diplomatic and consular immunity, and state responsibility. 
    • Counseling governments on the obligations that arise from multilateral and bilateral treaties and other international instruments.

    Education

    • Columbia Law School, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Submissions Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law; Recipient, The Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law , 2001
    • University of Richmond, B.A., (History & International Studies), Phi Alpha Theta, Eta Sigma Phi, 1996

    Admissions

    • District of Columbia, 2003
    • New York, 2002

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, American Society of International Law

    • Co-author, Report on In re Chagos Marine Protected Area (Mauritius v. United Kingdom) PCA Case No. 2011-3, American Journal of International Law, vol. 109, No. 4 (October 2015).
    • Co-author of essay on legal developments in Saudi Arabia during 2010, published in The International Lawyer, vol. 45, No. 1 (Spring 2011).
    • Author of the report on the Judgment of the International Court of Justice in the Case Concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania-Ukraine) published in volume VI of the series International Maritime Boundaries (2011).
    • Author of essay on legal developments in Saudi Arabia during 2008, published in The International Lawyer, vol. 43, No. 2 (Summer 2009).
    • Author of essay on legal developments in Bahrain during 2007, published in The International Lawyer, vol. 42, No.2 (Summer 2008).
    • Co-author of introductory note to the International Court of Justice Case: Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Palau Bata Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore), published in International Legal Materials, 47 LL.M. 833 (2008).
    • Co-author of a review of the book Maritime Delimitation, published in American Journal of International Law, Vol. 101, No.2 (April 2007).

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