Debevoise Announces Natalie Reid as New Co-Chair of Public International Law Group

25 January 2022

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announces that partner Natalie Reid is named co-chair of the firm’s Public International Law (PIL) Group. Debevoise’s PIL Group sits within the International Disputes Resolution Group (IDRG), and Ms. Reid will lead the PIL Group alongside co-chairs Catherine Amirfar and Peter Goldsmith KC.

“Natalie’s energy and superb legal skills have played a big part in making the PIL Group at Debevoise a market leading practice, and we are very excited to have her in the leadership team,” said Ms. Amirfar.

Lord Goldsmith added: “Natalie is a real leader in the field, and we look forward to collaborating with her on the PIL practice for many years to come.”

Debevoise’s Public International Law Group is widely regarded as one of the world’s best, and Debevoise is the only firm with a Band 1 ranking by Chambers Global for both public international law and international arbitration. Lawyers in the PIL Group have represented sovereign governments, multinational corporations, and international and non-governmental organizations on landmark public international law matters, including before the International Court of Justice. 

Ms. Reid is also co-chair of the firm’s Caribbean practice and focuses on international arbitration, public international law and complex commercial litigation matters. Ms. Reid regularly acts as counsel in commercial and treaty arbitrations and represents sovereign states, multinational corporations, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations. Ms. Reid received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2003 and her A.B. from Brown University in 1999.