Samantha RowePartner | Solicitor Advocate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Samantha J. Rowe is a partner in Debevoise & Pimpton’s International Dispute Resolution, Public International Law and Business Integrity Groups, whose practice focuses on international arbitration and public international law. Ms. Rowe has represented private clients and States across multiple jurisdictions (most notably, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe) in arbitrations and litigations governed by various substantive laws and conducted under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL and SIAC. She has experience across a broad range of industries and sectors, including energy, mining, construction, financial services and pharmaceuticals. She advises clients on a broad range of international law issues, including the international protection of investments, and represents her clients in associated disputes.
Ms. Rowe has been named to The Lawyer’s Hot 100 list, which recognizes the profession’s most innovative and inspirational lawyers. The magazine noted the “precedent-setting cases” she advises on. She was also named a UK Rising Star, and a Rising Star in the Commercial Arbitration practice category at the inaugural Euromoney Legal Media Group Europe Rising Stars Awards. Ms. Rowe is included in The Legal 500’s inaugural International Arbitration Powerlist, and she is listed by Who’s Who Legal (2021) as a leading lawyer and thought leader for arbitration. The Legal 500 UK (2021) recommends her for International Arbitration and Public International Law, with the guide noting that she “provides sharp insight from various angles.” The Legal 500 Latin America (2021) also recommends her for International Arbitration, noting in particular her energy sector experience.
Ms. Rowe is a solicitor advocate of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, and is admitted to the New York Bar. She is fluent in French and Spanish and proficient in Portuguese, and frequently handles contentious matters involving these languages.