Elise Edson is counsel in the International Arbitration and the Public International Law practices.

She represents States and companies in international arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC, SCC, LCIA and ICSID, as well as in proceedings conducted in accordance with the UNCITRAL Rules, with a focus on investment disputes as well as arbitrations related to the energy sector in Eastern Europe.

Elise is a member of Shearman & Sterling’s Human Rights at Sea Arbitration team. A collaboration between Shearman & Sterling and UK-based charity Human Rights at Sea, this innovative project seeks to develop a system for the arbitration of complaints concerning human rights abuses at sea.