Eleanor C. Erney is an associate in the Washington office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. As part of the firm’s Arbitration practice group, Eleanor focuses on investment treaty arbitrations and public international law. Eleanor also has experience drafting pleadings and motions in cases involving international law and cross-border transactions and in proceedings to enforce arbitral awards in the U.S. courts, as well as in proceedings to set aside arbitral awards.
She is also an active member of the firm’s pro bono practice.
In addition to her legal work, Eleanor serves as the summer assignment coordinator for the Washington, D.C. office.
Legal Intern, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, for an international technology and industrial conglomerate, 2013
Fulbright Research Grantee, Energy and Oil Economics, Bologna, Italy, 2011-2012
2015-2018 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2015 Student Advocacy Award
Co-Coach, Willem C. Vis Commercial Arbitration Moot Team and Adjunct Professional Lecturer at American University Washington College of Law, 2017 to present
Member, American Society of International Law and Secretary of the Dispute Resolution Interest Group
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Counsel for JSC CB PrivatBank in an investment dispute with the Russian Federation pending before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague arising from Russia’s breaches of international law following the unlawful annexation of Crimea (2015-2019).
Counsel for PJSC Ukrnafta and other Ukrainian claimants in two parallel arbitrations against the Russian Federation seated in Switzerland arising from Russia’s breaches of international law following the unlawful annexation of Crimea.
Representation of Ukrainian real estate investors in the proceedings against the Russian Federation arising out of the measures carried out by Russia after the unlawful annexation of Crimea.
Representation of Ukrainian investors in the aviation sector in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings against the Russian Federation arising out of the Russian Federation’s breaches of international law following the unlawful annexation of Crimea.