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Nadim Houssain represents clients in complex cross-border disputes, including international commercial and investor-State arbitrations. He has experience with claims arising under contracts, treaties, and customary international law and has represented clients in disputes involving mining, banking, and construction. Most recently, he represented a client in an investment treaty arbitration proceeding under UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law). Nadim has also advised clients on issues involving international public law and offers due diligence and compliance counseling.

Nadim has experience with many aspects of arbitration and litigation, including fact development and investigation, discovery management, brief preparation, and trial advocacy. He has prepared oral arguments, witness testimony, and has conducted direct and cross-examinations at trial.

Nadim also maintains an active and wide-ranging pro bono practice. He has successfully represented individuals seeking asylum in U.S. immigration court and has won restraining orders for victims of domestic abuse at trial. He also actively participates in Jones Day's Constitutional Policing and Civil Justice Reform Initiative.