L.L.B., Cairo University; LL.M., Stanford
Professor Elsisi is an S.J.D. candidate at Georgetown University Law Center. His main legal areas of specialization are public international law, arbitration, and comparative law. He has several years of experience in investment and commercial arbitration, where he represented before international tribunals sovereign governments and State-owned entities as well as foreign investors and multinational corporations. Before joining Georgetown, Professor Elsisi was a legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (“PCA”) in The Hague, where he was responsible for handling PCA administered proceedings including State-to-State, investor-State, and contract based arbitrations. Prior to the PCA, he served as legal adviser to the Egyptian Minister of Investment, and as member of the Egyptian judiciary handling, among other types of cases, domestic proceedings between foreign/local investors and government agencies.