Stratos Pahis



Stratos Pahis has represented clients in international investor-State and commercial arbitrations under ICC, UNCITRAL, ICDR and JAMS Rules in disputes involving New York, English, German, Japanese, Greek, Ecuadorian and Uruguayan law. His experience spans investment-treaty claims, industrial construction projects, IP licenses, international distribution agreements and corporate alliances involving the automotive, semiconductor, industrial engineering, aerospace and apparel industries.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Pahis was a litigation associate in the New York office of a global law firm where he was previously a summer associate. His experience spans various litigation matters and investigations and diverse pro bono matters.

Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Pahis was a Robert L. Bernstein Fellow in International Human Rights at the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva, Switzerland, where he convened and managed an advisory committee of academics, judges and practitioners to assess the potential conflicts between international investment law and human rights law.

During law school, Mr. Pahis was a Yale Law School Summer Public Interest Fellow at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Publications & News


September 7, 2017

The International Arbitration Review: Eighth Edition

The Law Reviews has published the eighth edition of The International Arbitration Review, with Senior Counsel James Carter serving as editor and author of the preface, as well as co-author of the United States chapter, along with Counsels Sabrina Lee and Stratos Pahis. Partner Duncan Speller is the author of the England & Wales chapter. Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. These chapters were first published in The International Arbitration Review, 8th edition (August 2017).

February 15, 2011

Bilateral Investment Treaties and Human Rights: Harmonization through Interpretation

International Commission of Jurists, 2011

June 8, 2009

Corruption in Our Courts: What It Looks Like and Where It Is Hidden

Note, 118 The Yale Law Journal 1900 (2009)


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JD, Yale Law School, 2009, Robert L. Bernstein Fellow in International Human Rights, Olin Fellow in law and Economics, Articles Editor, Yale Journal of International Law

MA, International Development, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2005

AB, Economics, summa cum laude, Dartmouth College, 2004, Phi Beta Kappa, Reynolds Graduate Fellow

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