Professor Sabahi is a Partner in the International Arbitration Group of Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP. He focuses his practice on representing governments and state-owned entities in investment treaty arbitration, international commercial arbitration and public international law matters. He is recognized as a leading practitioner in the arbitration field by the International Who’s Who Legal since 2015. Prof. Sabahi’s experience includes serving as counsel and expert in cases brought under a number of bilateral investment treaties and under the rules of UNCITRAL, ICSID, and ICC. Prof. Sabahi is Co-Director of the International Law Institute’s Investment Law Center and Co-Editor in Chief of Brill Research Perspectives on International Investment Law. He has widely published on various aspects of international investment law and his writings have been cited by international tribunals as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Click here ( for Dr. Sabahi’s external web profile.



Borzu Sabahi, Noah D. Rubins & Don Wallace, Jr., Investor-State Arbitration (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2d ed. 2019).

Book Chapters & Collected Works

Borzu Sabahi & Carlos Guzman, Award on Damages, in Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law (Hélène Ruiz Fabri ed., Oxford University Press 2019).