Igor V Timofeyev is a partner in the Washington, DC, office of Paul Hastings LLP. His practice focuses on appellate and international litigation, as well as international arbitration. Mr Timofeyev has represented corporations and foreign governments in investor–state arbitration, ad hoc international commercial arbitration, World Trade Organization disputes and a variety of appellate, trial and regulatory proceedings. In addition, he has advised clients on issues concerning investment treaties and free trade agreements. Mr Timofeyev previously served as Director of Immigration Policy and Special Advisor for Refugee and Asylum Affairs at the US Department of Homeland Security, and as associate legal officer to the president of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Mr Timofeyev is a former clerk to Justice Anthony M Kennedy of the US Supreme Court and Judge Alex Kozinski of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a graduate of Yale Law School, Oxford University and Williams College.