Yasmin Al Ameen

International Lawyer - Washington, D.C.

Yasmin Al Ameen
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202.261.7384

202.785.6687

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Yasmin Al Ameen is an international lawyer 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 State-State and Investor-State disputes and in advisory matters before the world’s principal dispute resolution bodies. 

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Yasmin assisted the delegation of Togo in their representation at the UN Human Rights Council through the UNHR Geneva virtual internship program. Moreover, Yasmin’s pro bono interests include the Innocence Network, having worked as a Student Attorney at the Michigan Innocence Clinic. 

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Education:

  • University of Michigan Law School, LL.M., 2019
  • Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II), Master of Law in Public International Law (Human Rights and Humanitarian Law), 2018
  • Asser Institute, Inter-University Program on International Criminal Law and Procedure, 2017
  • Lebanese University, Bachelor in Law, 2016

Languages:

English, Arabic, French, Spanish

Professional Experience

  • The Michigan Innocence Clinic, Student-Attorney, representing wrongfully convicted inmates in Michigan, 2019
  • UNHR Geneva, Virtual Intern, assisting the delegation of Togo in their representation at the UN Human Rights Council, 2018-2019  
  • Crystal Exchange Company S.A.L., Intern at the compliance department, 2016
  • Master Thesis (Paris II): The United Nations International Independent Investigation Commission created by resolution 1595 (2005) of the Security Council: Specificity and Impacts (unpublished) under the supervision of Professor Olivier de Frouville. 
 

Honors

  • Scholarship from the French Government to study in France (Bourse du Gouvernement français) based on academic achievements  
  • Concours Général des Lycées 2013, laureate in the Arabic competition, Paris (France)  
  • Joseph Zaarour competition for best translation 2013, 1st prize, Beirut (Lebanon) 

Involvement

  • American Society of International Law
  • American Bar Association - International Law Section, Member