Kimberly is an associate in the Washington, DC office. She represents clients in international commercial and treaty disputes under a variety of arbitral rules across numerous sectors, including the technology, renewable energy, mining and natural resources, infrastructure, and financial services industries.

Kimberly’s recent experience includes:

  • Acting for a multinational energy company in a multibillion-dollar commercial arbitration against a sovereign State
  • Representing a regional energy company in a multibillion-dollar ICC arbitration against a state-owned oil company involving questions of U.S. and international sanctions law
  • Acting for Boeing before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case concerning the availability of U.S. discovery under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 (Section 1782) for private, contract-based arbitrations
  • Representing a Fortune 10 technology company in commercial arbitrations involving questions of U.S. intellectual property law and cutting-edge mobile technology
  • Advising a global mining company in an UNCITRAL arbitration against a sovereign State under a long-term investment agreement involving questions of international tax law
  • Acting for the Kingdom of Bahrain in UNCITRAL treaty arbitrations involving questions of international sanctions and banking regulations, including global AML/CFT standards

Kimberly has prior experience at the Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. State Department, where she worked on questions of U.S. and public international law.

Kimberly has been recommended for international arbitration by The Legal 500 US in 2021 and 2022, and was named a “Rising ADR Star” by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution. She serves on the board of the Washington Foreign Law Society and regularly presents at conferences and leading U.S. law schools on pertinent issues in the field.  Kimberly also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on human rights advocacy and accountability before U.S. and international courts, tribunals, and administrative agencies.

Kimberly received her JD from Stanford Law School. She also holds an MA degree (applied ethics) avec grande distinction from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and a BA degree (history, literature, and law), magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Davidson College. She speaks English and French.