Rahim Moloo

  • Lecturer in Law

Rahim Moloo is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.  He is recognized as a leader in the fields of international arbitration and public international law.

Chambers Global identifies Moloo as “offer[ing] recognized skills in investment treaty and commercial arbitration matters, alongside related litigation work.”  He also advises clients on the structuring of foreign investments and matters of international law and sits as arbitrator in complex international cases.  According to Chambers Global, Mr. Moloo’s “strong advocacy and strategy skills stand out.  He has the perfect demeanor for international disputes—he’s a natural diplomat.”  Chambers USA recognizes Mr. Moloo’s “comprehensive and deep knowledge” and his “very calm presence” in arbitration proceedings.  Moloo has also received accolades from Law360and Who’s Who Legal.

Moloo has published several books and articles on international arbitration and litigation, international investment law, and public international law, many of which have been cited in arbitral decisions and leading treatises.  Most recently, he co-authored a book on Procedural Issues in International Investment Arbitration, published by Oxford University Press in 2018.  Moloo has also lectured on international arbitration and international law at a number of law schools, including Columbia, Yale, Harvard, the University of Cambridge, New York University, Duke, Georgetown, and McGill.

Moloo currently serves on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and is co-chair of the Society’s 2019 Annual Conference.  He was previously co-chair of ASIL’s Private International Law Section, a visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Center for International Law at the University of Cambridge and a Senior Fellow at the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.

Moloo has degrees from Queen’s University, the University of British Columbia and New York University School of Law.  He was named NYU’s All-University Valedictorian for Professional and Graduate students and has received the University of British Columbia’s Outstanding Young Alumnus award.  He is a former World Public Speaking Champion and National Debating Champion.