Ana Pirnia's practice focuses on international arbitration, public international law, and anti-corruption. She represents sovereign States in investment treaty arbitrations under the ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. She also advises companies and individuals on investigations and enforcement actions involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Ms. Pirnia maintains an active pro bono practice with a focus on civil rights and immigration.

Ms. Pirnia graduated from Columbia Law School, where she served as the Online Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review and headed the Columbia Human Rights Law Institute's Human Rights Tracker Project. Ms. Pirnia also worked as a legal intern with the Open Society Justice Initiative, where she authored a chapter of a handbook for designing accountability mechanisms for grave crimes.


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  • JD, Columbia Law School, 2019
  • MS, Economic Law, Sciences Po, 2019
  • BA, Community Health, International Relations, Tufts University, 2005
  • District of Columbia

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