Sasha Filippova is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
Her experience includes commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, as well as arbitration-related proceedings before U.S. courts. Sasha has worked on matters in a variety of fields. In addition, Sasha has expertise in public international law issues.
International arbitrations on which Sasha Filippova has worked include the representation of:
- The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in proceedings to request the rectification of an Award rendered in an ICSID arbitration brought by Koch Minerals Sàrl and Koch Nitrogen International Sàrl (ICSID Case No. ARB/11/19). The dispute arose from the construction and operation of an ammonia and urea production facility. The claims were brought under the Switzerland-Venezuela bilateral investment treaty.
- A Latin American State in a boundary dispute with a neighboring state. Representation included the provision of both legal and diplomatic advice, and strategic guidance on how to address legal claims.
- The Republic of Mozambique as Respondent in a dispute before a Dispute Adjudication Board involving the alleged breach of a FIDIC contract governing the construction of road and water projects. The law of Mozambique applied.
- A U.S. chemical company in an arbitration with an Asian contractor over the construction of a chemical facility in the United States. The dispute involved delays and cost overruns. New York law applied. The seat of arbitration was new York.
- A State-owned Latin American oil and gas company as Respondent in an ICC arbitration against a European contractor. The dispute arose from the alleged breach of an EPC contract and associated delays and cost overruns in the construction and expansion of a state-owned oil refinery. Dutch law applied. The seat of arbitration was The Hague.
- The U.S. proceedings to confirm on behalf of the majority shareholders in the former Yukos Oil Company three Final Awards in which the Arbitral Tribunal ordered the Russian Federation to pay over $50 billion in damages to our clients. This is the largest arbitral award ever rendered by an arbitral tribunal.
- A Turkish appliance manufacturer in a dispute against a global chemical company over the supply of allegedly defective products. Various laws apply to the multiple claims at issue. The dispute is seated in the United States.
Georgetown University Law Center
Walsh School of Foreign Service
M.S.F.S., with Distinction
- New York
- District of Columbia