Lucinda A. Low

Senior Counsel, Steptoe LLP; Chair of the Board of Directors, Coalition for Integrity

Lucinda Low is senior counsel with Steptoe LLP, based in Washington, D.C.  Lucinda’s practice focuses on transnational dispute resolution, particularly international arbitration, transnational white-collar defense and compliance matters, especially those involving fraud and corruption, and matters involving the international financial institutions.  Lucinda has served in a number of leadership positions in the firm, including several terms on its Executive Committee and as its international practice leader, and as co-chair of the International Arbitration Practice.  Lucinda’s experience is worldwide but includes particular expertise in Latin America.

In the field of international arbitration, Lucinda serves as counsel, expert and arbitrator. She was named to the roster of arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes in 2017 by the World Bank President, and previously named by the United States as a member of the panel of Conciliators. She is a member of a number of other rosters as well. She has significant experience in both investor-state and commercial arbitration disputes, including disputes with a significant regulatory compliance dimension.

Lucinda is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Coalition for Integrity (formerly known as Transparency International – USA), a member of the World Justice Project’s Leadership Council, and a member of the US Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law. She is a former president of the American Society of International Law and a former chair of the ABA Section of International Law. She currently serves as on the ICC Task Force on Dealing with Allegations of Corruption in International Arbitration, as a coordinator of one of its major tracks. She is the winner of many awards for her work, including the Outstanding Career award from GIR in 2017 and the Louis B. Sohn Award for Public International Law from the American Bar Association in 2019.

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