Tatiana leverages high-level experience in international, comparative, and human rights law to assist clients in avoiding, navigating, and resolving complex, cross-border disputes primarily involving investments in emerging markets, space and satellite technology, and renewable energies.

Named to “DC's Power Women of Law” List by DCA Live (2024), Tatiana specializes in developing a comprehensive understanding of her clients’ business goals and needs to craft tailored strategies to win high-stakes, bet-the-company litigations and arbitrations, adhere to internal and external stakeholder expectations, and avoid incurring reputational or operational risk.

Prior to joining Wiley, Tatiana served as a Legal Adviser to Judge Rosemary Barkett on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in the Hague, advising on complex, politically sensitive state-to-state cases, and as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Representative Matters

  • Represents a real estate developer in a Singapore-seated arbitration to resolve disputes involving the construction of a planned city.
  • Represents a shipping and mining company in a commercial arbitration, seated in Geneva, in a dispute involving sovereign cargo rights.
  • Secured a favorable settlement for a renewable energy company in parallel arbitration proceedings, seated in London and Singapore, arising from a dispute involving the sale and marketing of proprietary technologies in the Asian market.
  • Successfully defended a multinational defense contractor in parallel proceedings in foreign and U.S. courts in multiple disputes related to Foreign Military Sales Program contracts.
  • Secured a victory for a large Central European oil and gas company in parallel arbitration proceedings involving Fair and Equitable Treatment (“FET”) claims and corruption allegations under the Energy Charter Treaty.
  • Significantly reduced the damages awarded to a mining company on behalf of sovereign client in dispute alleging breach of the FET standard.
  • Secured a favorable settlement for a satellite company in an ICC arbitration with an intergovernmental organization concerning funding obligations and licensing rights.
  • Conducted internal investigations to lay groundwork for arbitrations involving multiple sovereign states and novel issues of jurisdiction and sovereign immunity.

Professional Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, International Investment Arbitration, Northeastern University Law School (2019-2022)
  • Private law practice (2016-2018)
  • Legal Adviser, Judge Rosemary Barkett, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal (2013-2014)
  • Legal Intern, Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (2012)
  • Summer Legal Associate, Documentation Center of Cambodia (2011)


  • Editorial Board, American Bar Association Litigation Journal


  • Included in Benchmark Litigation guide as a “Litigation Star” (2023-2024), a “Future Star” (2024), and named to the Guide's “40 & Under” List
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America directory of “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation (2021-2024) and Alternative Dispute Resolution (2023-2024)
  • Named to “DC's Power Women of Law” List by DCA Live (2024)



LL.M., magna cum laude, Duke University School of Law; Order of the Coif

J.D., magna cum laude, Duke University School of Law; Order of the Coif

M.A., University of Virginia

B.A., Northwestern University

Law Journals

Editorial Board, Duke Law Journal


  • Law Clerk for the Honorable M. Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2015-2016)

Bar and Court Memberships

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • California Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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