Rebecca Gerome

Associate - Washington, D.C.

Rebecca Gerome
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Rebecca Gerome is an associate in Foley Hoag's Washington D.C. office and a member of the International Litigation and Arbitration Department. She focuses on representing sovereign states in front of the world’s principle dispute resolution bodies and in litigation in U.S. courts. Rebecca is also a member of the firm's unique Corporate Social Responsibility practice, advising clients on matters related to business and human rights.

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  • New York University, J.D., 2015
  • Sciences Po - Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, M.A. in International Affairs, 2010
  • Columbia University, B.A., 2009


English, French, Spanish

Representative Experience

  • Costa Rica v. Nicaragua. Conducted research on behalf of Nicaragua in a maritime boundary delimitation case against Costa Rica before the ICJ.
  • Tenaris & Talta v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Representing Venezuela in an ICSID arbitration concerning a hot briquetted iron production plant.
  • Representing sovereign states in U.S. litigation on enforcement of arbitral awards.
  • "Preventing Gender-based Violence Through Arms Control: Tools and Guidelines to Implement the Arms Trade Treaty and UN Programme of Action," a publication of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (April 2016)
  • “Limit Arms Exports to Prevent Violence Against Women,” NATO Review (June 2011)


  • Ford Foundation Public Interest Fellow (2014)
  • First Place, “Women on Transatlantic Security” Writing Competition (2011)


  • Co-coach, NYU Law International Criminal Court Moot Competition team (2014-2015)

  • Panelist, Women PeaceMakers Conference, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, San Diego (September 2012)
  • Panelist, side event at the UN Human Rights Council, UK Universal Periodic Review, Geneva, Switzerland (May 2012)
  • Speaker, Women’s Perspectives on Individual Disarmament, Istanbul, Turkey (December 2011)
  • Panelist, side event at the UN Commission on the Status of Women, New York (March 2010)
  • Panelist, side event at UN Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms, New York (June 2010)
  • Panelist, Encuentro Latinoamericano por el Desarme, Medellin & Foro sobre el Desarme, Bogota, Colombia (September 2009)
  • Speaker, 18th International Conference on Safe Communities, Cali, Colombia (August 2009)
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  • District of Columbia
  • New York