Rahim Moloo is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of Gibson Dunn's International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Moloo's practice focuses on assisting clients to resolve complex international disputes in the most effective and efficient way possible. He has extensive experience in both international commercial and investor-state arbitrations, and also advises clients on the structuring of foreign investments and on matters of international law.
Mr. Moloo is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School, where he teaches an advanced course on international arbitration, and co-chair of the American Branch of the International Law Association's Committee on Disputes Involving States. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Moloo was a member of the arbitration teams at two global law firms with leading international arbitration practices in DC and New York, and as the General Counsel of an international organization.
He has also been a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Center for International Law at the University of Cambridge, a Senior Fellow at the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, and chair of the American Society of International Law's Private International Law Interest Group.
Mr. Moloo has published several articles on international arbitration and litigation, international investment law, and public international law, several of which have been cited in arbitral decisions and leading treatises. He is currently co-authoring a book on Procedural Law in Investment Arbitration, which is due to be published by Oxford University Press in 2015. Mr. Moloo has been invited to lecture on international arbitration and international law at a number of law schools, including Yale, Columbia, NYU, Duke, Georgetown, the University of Cambridge, McGill, the University of Ottawa, and the University of British Columbia. He has also spoken at various industry conferences for clients, particularly in the oil and gas and mining sectors, as well as conferences hosted by the United Nations, the American Society of International Law, the Canadian Council for International Law, the European Society of International Law, and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, among others.
Mr. Moloo has degrees from Queen's University, the University of British Columbia (UBC) and NYU School of Law. He was named NYU's All-University Valedictorian for Professional and Graduate students and has received UBC's Outstanding Young Alumnus Award.
- New York University 2007 Master of Laws (LL.M.)
- University of British Columbia 2005 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
- Queen's University 2002 Bachelor of Science
- New York Bar