Marguerite C. Walter
Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Johns Hopkins; J.D., New York University
Marguerite Walter is an associate in the International Arbitration practice group in Weil's Washington, DC office. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, particularly investor-state arbitration...Continue Reading
Marguerite Walter is an associate in the International Arbitration practice group in Weil's Washington, DC office. Her practice focuses on international arbitration, particularly investor-state arbitration matters. She has experience handling investment disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), including claims asserted under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), as well as disputes brought under the rules of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Previously, Ms. Walter served for four years as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the United States Department of State, where she had significant responsibility in the representation of the United States in two multibillion-dollar claims before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal. She was also responsible for advising the State Department on matters involving investment disputes between US nationals and foreign governments in Latin America and elsewhere.
Ms. Walter is proficient in French, having lived in France for two years while completing postgraduate work in French literature prior to attending law school. In 2002 and 2004, she served as a Recording Secretary for two Special Commissions of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, and helped prepare the official minutes of each Special Commission in English and French.
Ms. Walter has published articles on investment arbitration and private international law and, in 2010, she delivered a paper on current trends in Asian investment agreements at the annual Juris Conference in Washington, DC. She is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.