Kiran N. Gore
Kiran N. Gore
Professorial Lecturer in Law
Kiran Nasir Gore is an arbitrator, dispute resolution consultant, and counsel with nearly fifteen years of experience advising governments, corporations, institutions, and individuals on public and private international law, international development, foreign investment strategies, international dispute resolution, and legal investigation and compliance efforts. Ms. Gore advocates before U.S. courts, ad hoc arbitration panels, commercial and investment tribunals, and investigative authorities. She specializes in high value bet-the-company disputes and brings a practical and business-oriented perspective to the table. Ms. Gore also supports clients with strategic advice on international investments, international treaty law, conflict of laws, and legislative reform. She developed her legal acumen and advocacy skills at large and small law firms in New York and Washington, DC, and recently launched her independent law practice.
As an educator, Ms. Gore focuses on public international law, international dispute resolution, constitutional law, civil procedure, and written and oral advocacy. In 2022, she was invited to develop and teach a new course for GW Law called International Business Transactions Seminar: the Global Economy & International Disputes. The course launched with enrollment exceeding capacity and received glowing reviews. Ms. Gore also teaches legal writing courses that target international LLM students. Previously at GW Law, she has taught Fundamental Issues in U.S. Law, coached the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team (2018-2022), and served as the academic advisor to an SJD candidate.
Ms. Gore is co-editor and co-author of two new books: The Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties in Investor-State Disputes: History, Evolution, and Future (Kluwer, 2022) and International Investment Law and Investor-State Disputes in Central Asia: Emerging Issues (Kluwer, forthcoming 2023). She is a sought-after author and speaker on international arbitration and related topics. Ms. Gore has written dozens of book chapters, articles, and blog posts and has spoken at conferences and programs around the world. She serves as an Associate Editor of the ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal, Associate Editor of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, and a General Editor of the Practical Insights by Topic on Kluwer Arbitration Practice Plus (KAPP), an expert digital solution that guides practitioners through the most important decisions in the arbitral process. Currently Ms. Gore serves as a member of the ICC Task Force on ADR and Arbitration.
She is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia and also before the U.S. Supreme Court and several U.S. federal district courts. Ms. Gore is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School and New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, magna cum laude.