Deputy Secretary General
Karim M’ziani is an Advisor in Foley Hoag’s International Litigation & Arbitration Department, in Paris, France. Karim works on cases before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), as well as before the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Karim completed his law studies in France, China and Argentina. He undertook an LL.M. at Duke University, where he studied as a Fulbright scholar. As part of his scholarship, Karim focused his research on international arbitration in Africa and organized and moderated a successful conference relating to the China-Africa relationship with panelists from Eurasia Group, the World Bank and Yale University. He is also the recipient of the Georges Lurcy fellowship, the François Monahan scholarship, the Duke Merit scholarship and France Fulbright Alumni Prize. Before joining Foley Hoag, Karim worked at the Dispute Settlement Center in Carrboro, N.C. He was an intern at two major international law firms in France and a boutique law firm in Argentina.