Jeremy K. Sharpe is a partner in Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration and Public International Law practices, based in London. He served for four years as Chief of Investment Arbitration in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, representing the United States in investor-State and State-to-State disputes arising under U.S. international investment agreements, including NAFTA and CAFTA, and advising on the negotiation of such agreements. He also is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches a course on international courts and tribunals. He has served as the Legal Adviser to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and as an Attorney-Adviser in the State Department's Office of African and Near Eastern Affairs and Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes. He previously practiced international arbitration in Washington, D.C. and served as Legal Assistant to Judge Charles N. Brower at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal in The Hague.