Alexander Afnán is an associate in Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm’s Arbitration, Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations, and Litigation practice groups.
Alexander is also actively involved in the firm’s pro bono practice, assisting in the representation of individuals seeking asylum in the United States.
While in law school, Alexander was a student attorney for the Georgetown Civil Rights Clinic, in which he litigated and negotiated several civil rights claims. Alexander was also an active member of Georgetown’s Trial Advocacy team, where he won the 2021 Capitol City Challenge and managed two competitions as the Tournament Co-Director.
Alexander’s prior experience involves working for the United Kingdom Civil Service as a local industrial strategy policy advisor and as a nuclear energy finance and business manager.
Recognized by the 2022 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Co-Author, “Judicial Deference to Decisions of Arbitral Institutions,” in Deference in International Commercial Arbitration: The Shared System of Control in International Commercial Arbitration (2023)