Yasmine Lahlou is Counsel and has been with Chaffetz Lindsey since 2009. She has substantial experience advising and representing domestic and international clients on a range of commercial disputes, in both international arbitration and litigation proceedings. Yasmine practiced in Paris for over four years at Castaldi Mourre & Partners, before joining Clifford Chance as an Associate in New York in 2005. Yasmine has substantial knowledge of civil and common law systems, enhancing her ability to represent clients in cross-border litigation. She has acted as a sole and co-arbitrator in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) arbitrations.
Yasmine co-authored the chapter on applicable law, which appears in International Arbitration in New York (OUP, 2010). Since 2000, Yasmine has been a regular contributor on conflict of laws issues in Revue de Droit des Affaires Internationales / International Business Law Journal (Thomson Reuters Group). Yasmine has also co-authored several articles on U.S. arbitration law published in various journals, including Mealey’s International Arbitration Report and the International Law Office electronic newsletter. Yasmine currently serves as a co-chair of the Middle East Committee of the ABA Section of International Law.
Yasmine attended a graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin Law School and received a Maîtrise en Droit from Paris X – Nanterre University. She is admitted to practice in Paris and New York, and is fluent in English, French and Italian.