Hind Al Aissi
LL.M, Columbia Law School
M.A., University Paris I Panthéon-Assas (Int'l Business Law) (Valedictorian)
M.A., University Paris II Panthéon-Sorbonne (Business Law) (High Honors)
M.A., EM Lyon Business School & University Lyon II Lumière
Hind Al Aissi is a Moroccan native who received a national scholarship to pursue her studies in international business law in Paris, France. Ms. Al Aissi was admitted to the Paris bar and practiced with Allen & Overy LLP and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP before obtaining her LL.M from Columbia Law School in 2020.
Ms. Al Aissi's practice has focused on cross-border and international commercial arbitration, including proceedings against sovereigns, NAFTA-related arbitration, and complex commercial dispute resolution, along with exposure to public international law and investment arbitration. She has served as an editor of the journal ARIA (American Review of International Arbitration), and received numerous academic scholarships and awards, including the AJAM-Clifford Chance merit scholarship for best Moroccan trainee lawyer studying in France, the Jim Hurlock/White & Case LLP scholar at Columbia University, and The Parker School Recognition of Achievement in International and Comparative Law.
She is a native speaker of Arabic, French, and English, and admitted to practice as a member of the Paris and New York State bars.
I have been privileged to practice law in multiple countries. My international experience gives me a special appreciation for the U.S. legal system and the role I play in it.