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Samantha J Rowe

Samantha J Rowe

sjrowe@debevoise.com

Samantha J. Rowe is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution and Business Integrity Groups, whose practice focuses on international arbitration and public international law. Ms. Rowe has represented private clients and States across multiple jurisdictions (most notably, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe) in arbitrations governed by various substantive laws and conducted under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL and SIAC. She has experience across a broad range of industries and sectors, including energy, mining, construction, financial services and pharmaceuticals. She advises clients on a broad range of international law issues, including the international protection of investments, and represents her clients in associated disputes.

Ms. Rowe is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, and is admitted to the New York Bar. She is fluent in French and Spanish and proficient in Portuguese, and frequently handles contentious matters involving these languages.

Ms. Rowe sits on the Steering Committee of the American Bar Association’s International Arbitration Committee. She previously served on the Board of Directors and the Program Committee of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) and the Programme Committee for the American Society of International Law’s 2013 Annual General Meeting.

Ms. Rowe is named by Who’s Who Legal in its Future Leaders list, which quotes client feedback saying that she is “terrific” and is “doing great things.” Ms. Rowe received her B.A. (Hons.) with First Class Honors 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 LL.M. in International Legal Studies from New York University. She was a scholar of Wadham College and received a Dean’s Graduate Award at NYU.