Tamar Sarjveladze is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s International Arbitration & Resolution Dispute Team. Tamar has represented clients in enforcement proceedings in federal courts and arbitral proceedings under the ICC, ICDR, ICSID, JAMS, and UNCITRAL arbitral rules.
Before practicing international arbitration, Tamar practiced law at the United Nations (U.N.) Office of Legal Affairs, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and the U.N. International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Additionally, she provided pro bono legal advice to small and developing states on issues of public international law, including on the legal aspects of the participation in the U.N. Security Council and the negotiations related to the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction.
Tamar earned her LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where she was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Before attending law school, Tamar obtained her LL.M. in International European Public Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam.