Tatiana leverages her expertise in international, comparative, and human rights law to assist clients involved in complex, multijurisdictional disputes positioned in domestic and international courts and tribunals across a range of industries.  She 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, 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 on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.   


Representative Matters

  • Represents a real estate developer in an arbitration seated in Singapore involving disputes under a joint venture agreement to build a city.
  • Represents a shipping and mining company in a commercial arbitration seated in Geneva in a dispute involving cargo rights.
  • Represented multinational defense contractor in defense of claims related to a terminated contract under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales Program.
  • Advised one of the nation’s largest health insurers with respect to formulary development.
  • Represented multiple clients in complex international arbitrations involving novel issues of jurisdiction and sovereign immunity.
  • Defended large Central European oil and gas company from corruption allegations in ongoing arbitration against European sovereign.
  • Conducted internal investigations with Croatian and Middle Eastern clients to lay groundwork for arbitrations involving multiple sovereign states.

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 (ABA) 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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