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Christina G. Hioureas
Adjunct Professor

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2012-present


Senior Associate at Chadbourne & Parke, Public International Law Practice Group.  Advises and represents States, international organizations and private entities on an extensive range of contentious and non-contentious public international law and international dispute resolution matters.  These matters include: the protection of international investments under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, free trade agreements and concession contracts; the structuring of international investments to minimize political risk; treaty drafting and interpretation; sovereign immunity; denial of justice and expropriation claims; international environmental law; international human rights law; Alien Tort Statute / Torture Victim Protection Act claims; recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards; international arbitration and litigation.


  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D. 2007
         Managing/Associate Editor, Berkeley Journal of International Law
         Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot
  • University of California, B.A. 2004, High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa


  • "Disputes and the Regime of Islands and Rocks Under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea," Panel Chair, American Branch of the International Law Association, International Law Weekend, New York, NY, October 2013
  • "Between Diplomacy and Adjudication: 'Energy Diplomacy' as a Peace Building Tool," International Law Association Regional Conference - Imperium Juris:  Governance, Trade, and Resources, Athens, Greece, August 2013
  • 14th Annual United Nations Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea, American Society of International Law Delegate, New York, NY, June 2013
  • "Risk Reduction in Oil & Gas Exploration: Investment Treaty-Based Strategies for States and Private Investors," 4th Annual Mediterranean Oil & Gas Conference, Athens, Greece, June 12-13, 2013
  • "Important Considerations for International Business Transactions: Dispute Resolution Under Public and Private International Law," Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, March 2013
  • "The Promotion of the Culture of Human Rights Through the Use of Civil Litigation," National Academy of Arts and Sciences, Center for Human Rights, Podgorica, Montenegro, December 2012
  • "The Extra-Territorial Application of European Court of Human Rights Jurisprudence," University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro, December 2012
  • "Individual Accountability for Human Rights Violations Before U.S. Courts:  Introduction to the Alien Tort Statute," Center for Cultural Diplomacy, London, UK, December 2011
  • "Transatlantic Environmental Strategies," Centre for European Policy Studies, the European Commission Directorate-General for External Relations with the US and Canada, Brussels, September 2009
  • "International Environmental Policy: Climate Change, Water Policy, Chemicals Regulation, and Biosafety," University of California Washington Center, Institute of Governmental Studies, Washington, D.C., April 2009


  • Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum: Is Corporate Liability Under The Alien Tort Statute On Its Way Out?, BERKELEY J. INT’L L. PUBLICIST (2011)
  • Transatlantic Environmental Regulation-Making: Strengthening Cooperation between California and the European Union, (with Bruce E. Cain), EDWARD ELGAR PUBLICATIONS (2010)
  • Glamis Gold, Ltd. v. United States: A Case Study on Disclosure Procedure in International Arbitration (with Véronique Camerer), 2 WORLD ARB. & MEDIATION REV. 3 (2008)
  • US Discovery in Aid of International Legal Proceedings: Developments since the Intel Decision under Section 1782, (with Peter C. Thomas), 4 DEUTSCH-AMERIKANISCHE JURISTEN-VEREINIGUNG 177 (2006)
  • Note, Behind the Scenes of Protocol No. 14: Politics in Reforming the European Court of Human Rights, 24 BERKELEY J. INT’L L. 718 (2006)


  • U.S. Supreme Court (2012)
  • Solicitor, England & Wales (2012)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit (2008)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (2008)
  • State Bar of California (2007)


  • American Bar Association
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL)
  • European Society of International Law (ESIL)
  • Northern California International Arbitration Club
  • British Institute of International and Comparative Law
  • First Generation Law Student Mentor, UC Berkeley School of Law