Attorney-at-law, Foley Hoag
1717 K Street, N.W, Washington D.C., 20006-5350

Areas of Expertise: International litigation & arbitration, International Court of Justice, investor-state arbitration, litigation, maritime & land boundary disputes, public international law

Arbitration Experience: Constantinos has represented several European, Asian, and Latin American States in investment treaty arbitration matters involving a diverse range of industries such as banking, hydrocarbons, health insurance, tobacco, port operations, steel manufacturing, and mining. Constantinos also regularly advises sovereign clients and private parties on a wide range of private and public international law issues, including maritime delimitation, title to territory, treaty negotiation, challenge of arbitral awards, and regulatory compliance with obligations arising from international investment treaties. He is appointed to serve on the ICSID Panel of Conciliators (by the Slovak Republic) as well as the Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators of the KLRCA.

Languages: Greek, English, Spanish

Education: Degree in Law, University of Thrace; Master of Laws in Public International Law, University of Thrace; Diploma in Public International Law, Hague Academy of International Law; Ph.D, University of Thrace

Professional Career: Constantinos Salonidis is a senior associate with Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Practice in Washington, D.C. His practice focuses on international dispute resolution, especially in cases before arbitration panels administered under the ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC Arbitration Rules, and associated proceedings in various jurisdictions. Before joining Foley Hoag, Constantinos was a fellow on public international law for the Academy of Athens, Bureau of International and Constitutional Institutions, and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has written extensively on various topics of public international law, and lectures frequently at several universities and academic institutions in the United States and abroad. Constantinos has also served as an expert for the Organization of American States’ project on the role of the judiciary in international commercial arbitration. He holds the prestigious Diploma in Public International Law of The Hague Academy of International Law (2006), which is awarded very sparingly. In 2018, as the Director of Studies in English for the public international law session of the Academy, he will prepare students entering into the Academy’s Diploma examination.