Meriam is a member of Dentons' Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group where she focuses on international investment and commercial arbitration and risk management, covering various industries across the globe, including infrastructure, oil and gas, mineral resources, hospitality and real estate.
Her experience includes participation in arbitrations before the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague.
Meriam has served as counsel in disputes and transactions involving parties from Libya, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, the Arab Republic of Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, the Republic of Turkey, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Romania, Austria, Rwanda, Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Meriam also acts as arbitrator on commercial and investor-state disputes primarily involving parties from the Middle East and North Africa.
She has taught as adjunct faculty for graduate-level courses in international law and international organizations at the George Washington University, and will be teaching international investment arbitration at University of Pennsylvania Law School as a guest lecturer. Meriam often speaks at conferences and writes articles on issues related to international investment arbitration and international law.
- LL.M., International & Comparative Law - George Washington University School of Law
- JD - Loyala Law School, Los Angeles
- BA, Criminology, Law and Society - University of California, Irvine