Samantha J. Rowe is a member of Debevoise & Plimpton’s international dispute resolution group and is based in the London office. Ms Rowe is admitted to the New York Bar and a solicitor in England & Wales. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and public international law. She represents private clients and states in arbitrations governed by various substantive laws and conducted under the rules of the ICC, SIAC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL, and in court proceedings in federal and state courts in the United States, including the United States Supreme Court. Ms Rowe speaks French and Spanish, and basic Portuguese, and frequently handles contentious matters involving these languages. She was recently named by Who’s Who Legal in its Future Leaders list, and sits on the Steering Committee for the American Bar Association’s International Arbitration Committee and the Board of Directors of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC). Ms Rowe received her BA. (Hons) with First Class Honours in English Law and French Law from the University of Oxford, Wadham College, a Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français from the Université de Paris II Panthéon-Assas, and an LLM in International Legal Studies from New York University.