Mine Orer is a third-year law student at Georgetown University Law Center. She holds an LL.B. degree with a minor in international relations from Koç University in Istanbul and an LL.M. degree from the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to Georgetown, Mine worked at a law firm in Turkey, a human rights NGO in the UK, and clerked for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Her interests lie in the intersection of public international law, international trade and investment law, sustainable development, and human rights.
At Georgetown, Mine is the Trade Editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Law, a Global Law Scholar, and a member of the Barristers’ Council’s Appellate Advocacy division. During her 1L summer and 2L year, she was a research assistant for Prof. Edith Brown Weiss, focusing on international development banks and financing sustainable development. She was also a member of the Trade and Investment team at the Harrison Institute’s Policy Clinic, where she concentrated on options for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) reform. At IIEL, she hopes to continue building on her academic and professional experiences relating to international trade and investment law.