Elise Edson is a senior associate in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice. She represents States and companies in international arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC, SCC and ICSID, as well as in proceedings conducted in accordance with the UNCITRAL Rules, with a focus on investment disputes as well as arbitrations related to the energy sector in Eastern Europe.
Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Elise practiced as an associate in the litigation group of an Australian firm, representing parties in complex commercial, corporate governance and national and cross-border bankruptcy disputes. She also clerked for the Hon. Anthony Besanko, Justice of the Federal Court of Australia.
Recent or pending international arbitration matters on which Elise Edson has worked include the representation of:
LL.M., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
LL.B., First Class Hons, Diploma in Language, French
Diploma in Hispanic Studies
Bachelor of International Studies, Diploma in Language, Spanish
Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Level 2