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Paige von Mehren

Senior Associate

Commercial litigation | International arbitration |

Arbitration Rising Star

Women In Business Law Awards 2023

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About Paige von Mehren

Paige is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution Group in New York.

Her practice focuses on commercial and investor-State arbitrations, as well as on litigation in the United States (including, but not limited to, arbitration-related litigation).  She advises clients in a wide variety of sectors, including financial services, oil and gas, mining, and manufacturing, and has acted in arbitrations under ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, AAA, and ICDR rules.

She has been recognized as a Rising Star by Legal500, has received the 2024 Lexology Client Choice Award for Litigation and the 2023 Women In Business Law Arbitration Rising Star Award.  She is an editor of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Paige received her JD cum laude from Harvard Law School and her BA magna cum laude from Tufts University.  She speaks English and French fluently and is admitted to practice in New York and several federal courts in the United States.

Recent work

  • Representing Abdul Lateef Jameel Transportation Company in successfully seeking Section 1782 discovery from FedEx Corporation in aid of commercial arbitrations pending in the DIFC and Saudi Arabia.
  • Representing a consortium of oil and gas supermajors in a commercial arbitration with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation arising under a production sharing contract.
  • Representing the government of Saint Lucia in ICSID annulment proceedings brought by RSM.
  • Representing Glencore International AG in an ICSID annulment proceeding filed by Colombia.
  • Representing a multinational electronics company in a AAA arbitration with a patent licensor concerning alleged breaches of a licensing agreement.
  • Representing Tenaris S.A. in two ICSID annulment proceedings instituted by the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela relating to the expropriation of several steel assets.
  • Representing affiliates of multiple international oil companies in actions against the Nigerian state-owned oil company to recognize and enforce multi-billion dollar arbitral awards set aside at the seat of arbitration.
  • Representing multiple international companies in proceedings to recognize and enforce ICSID arbitral awards in the United States.



  • JD, Harvard Law School, cum laude
  • BA, Tufts University, magna cum laude


  • Admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.