Independent International Arbitrator and Consultant (Ottawa, Canada)
Jeremy K. Sharpe is an international arbitrator, international law consultant, and Lecturer in Law and Senior Fellow at the International Claims and Reparations Project (ICRP) of the Columbia Law School.
He previously was a partner in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration and Public International Law practices in London and Paris, counseling private and sovereign clients on diverse matters of international dispute resolution, public international law, and international investment law and policy.
He served as Chief of Investment Arbitration in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, representing the United States in investor-State and State-to-State disputes arising under U.S. international investment agreements, including NAFTA and CAFTA, and advising on the negotiation of such agreements. He also served as the Legal Adviser to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and as an Attorney-Adviser in the State Department’s Office of African and Near Eastern Affairs and Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes. He practiced international arbitration with White & Case in Washington, D.C., and clerked at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague. He received his J.D. from NYU Law School and LL.M. from Harvard Law School.