Chiara Giorgetti is Professor of Law at Richmond Law School, Chair of ITA’s Academic Council and Vice-President of the American Branch of the International Law Association (ABILA). She teaches and writes in the areas of international law, international arbitration, international dispute resolution, international courts and tribunals. She has authored over a dozen publications on these topics, including the two edited volumes Litigating International Investment Disputes - A Practitioner’s Guide and Challenges and Recusal of Arbitrators and Judges in International Courts and Tribunals. Presently, her research focuses on the selection and recusal of arbitrators. Prior to joining academia, she worked extensively with the United Nations in New York and Somalia and practiced international arbitration with White & Case in Washington, D.C. and Lalive in Geneva. Her practice includes representing sovereign states in front of ICSID tribunals, the UN Claims Commission and at the Eritrea Ethiopia Claims and Boundary Commissions. Professor Giorgetti holds a law degree from Bologna University, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and an LLM and a JSD from Yale Law School.  She clerked at the International Court of Justice. During her Sabbatical leave in 2019-2020, she serves as a scholar in residence at ICSID, working mostly on developing a code of conduct for arbitrators and as a visiting professor at George Washington Law School, the University of Vienna and LUISS University in Rome.