Alexandra A. Kerr Meise Esq.

Foley Hoag LLP
Meise, Alexandra

Alexandra Meise is an Associate in Foley Hoag LLP's Washington, D.C., office and a member of the International Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Group. Ms. Meise has significant experience in international litigation matters, particularly in post-conflict regions. She has represented foreign governments, international corporate clients, and sovereign officials in federal district courts, federal courts of appeals, international commercial arbitrations, and investment treaty arbitrations, and has worked for prosecutors and judicial chambers in international criminal tribunals.

Ms. Meise's practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation matters, particularly on investor-State disputes, commercial arbitration, and sovereign representation, as well as advising multi-national corporations and governments on the application of international human rights standards and related principles. She has been especially involved in the resolution of natural resource disputes and advising extractive-sector corporations on the CSR implications of their projects, in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Ms. Meise worked as an Associate at White & Case LLP Washington, D.C. and served as a clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She has also volunteered with the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia under the auspices of the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials. She has also worked for an international political development organization in countries such as Yemen, Bosnia, and Albania, and for the U.S. State Department in Switzerland, Spain, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

She earned her A.B. from Dartmouth College, an M.P.A. from Columbia University and her J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.

She is a co-author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 93, Corporate Social Responsibility.