Mallory Silberman is an associate in Arnold & Porter LLP's international arbitration, litigation, and Latin America practice groups, where she focuses on international dispute resolution between sovereign States and multinational corporations. In addition to representing sovereigns in international commercial arbitration proceedings and US litigation proceedings, Ms. Silberman has particular experience in investment treaty disputes before the World-Bank-affiliated International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ("ICSID"). She has represented investors and States in more than 15 ICSID and ICSID Additional Facility disputes arising under bilateral investment treaties, NAFTA, or the Energy Charter Treaty. Ms. Silberman speaks Spanish and Italian, and reads basic French and Portuguese. Her cases typically require a working knowledge of legal terms in two or more languages.
Ms. Silberman is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches a substantive and oral advocacy course on international arbitration. She frequently speaks at industry conferences, and is a recurring guest lecturer for an intensive arbitration course held at American University Washington College of Law.
Ms. Silberman earned her JD with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2009, and her BA magna cum laude in international relations and public relations from Syracuse University in 2006. At UNC, Ms. Silberman served as notes and comments editor on the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, and as class representative on the Student Bar Association.
Ms. Silberman is a member of the firm's Committee of Associates, an elected body that serves as a conduit for communication between associates and firm management.