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Craig Gaver


Washington, D.C.

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Craig Gaver


Washington, D.C.

Craig’s practice focuses on international investment, commercial and construction arbitration, as well as complex commercial and antitrust litigation in the United States federal and state courts.

He also advises clients on various issues arising under public international law, including international humanitarian law, international human rights law, the law of treaties, international organizations, extradition and mutual legal assistance, sanctions, and diplomatic, consular, and sovereign immunities. Additionally, Craig has conducted large internal investigations for clients facing inquiries by domestic and foreign regulators. Prior to joining Allen & Overy, Craig worked as an associate in the Washington, DC and Doha, Qatar offices of a U.S.-based international law firm.

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Washington, D.C.

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Admitted: Solicitor of England and Wales, 2021

Admitted: New York, 2020

Admitted: District of Columbia Bar, 2013

Admitted: Maryland, 2012


LL.M., Columbia Law School, 2020, James Kent Scholar, Parker School Certificate for Achievement in International and Comparative Law

J.D., Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2012, cum laude

B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 2005 

Pro-bono experience

  • Advised an Asian NGO on international humanitarian law and international human rights law issues (previous experience).

Published Work

  • Developments in International Investment Law and Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in 2020 (co-authored), in Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, OUP, 2021
  • Dispute Concerning Delimitation of the Maritime Boundary Between Mauritius and Maldives in the Indian Ocean (Mauritius/Maldives), 115 AJIL 519 (2021)