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Maria Kostytska

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Winston & Strawn

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Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Maria Kostytska, partner of Winston & Strawn Paris, is an international arbitrator and litigator, who is multi-lingual in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian. She serves as arbitrator and acts as lead counsel representing Eastern European, Latin American, and Middle Eastern sovereign states, private companies, and individuals in investor-state and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, and other rules.

Career

Prior to joining Winston, Ms. Kostytska has worked and undergone training at the U.S. Claims of Federal Claims (Washington), World Bank’s Legal Department (Washington), ABA/CEELI (Washington), UNECE and UNEP (Geneva) and the European Parliament (Brussels).

Languages

English, French, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Member

Ms. Kostytska is a member of the following professional associations: ICC USCIB; ICC Ukraine; ICC France; ICC Young Arbitrators Forum; Comité Français de l’Arbitrage; CFA 40; Swedish Arbitration Association; Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN); Club Español de Arbitraje, Capítulo Francés y Capítulo Polaco-Ucraniano; ABA Section of International Law; LCIA Young International Arbitration Group. Ms. Kostytska has been also appointed as a Member of the six-person Council of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC). In that capacity, she carries out functions similar to those of the Members of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, including appointment and replacement of arbitrators, decisions on disqualification, joinder of claims, and intervention of parties.

Education

Catholic University, JD, 2005 Smith College, BA, 2001 Nordic United World College, IB, 1997

Leisure

Ms. Kostytska is a lecturer at the Versailles University, Masters in Arbitration and International Commerce (MACI), where she lectures on jurisdiction in investment arbitration.


Paris

Résolution des litiges: Arbitrage international

Within: Résolution des litiges: Arbitrage international

Winston & Strawn LLP traite des arbitrages commerciaux et d'investissement. Le cabinet intervient dans plusieurs affaires en lien avec l'Ukraine et l'Europe de l'Est. Il représente l'Ukraine dans un arbitrage CNUDCI initié par le Tatarstan, consécutif au démantèlement de l'URSS et touchant au secteur pétrolier. Il agit aussi pour Sodexo dans un autre arbitrage CNUDCI contre la Hongrie, dans le domaine des chèques déjeuners. Maria Kostytska est recommandée pour son activité de conseil, et siège aussi régulièrement en qualité d'arbitre. Sara Susnjar, qui a été promue associée, intervient dans plusieurs dossiers.

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