45 O'Connor St, Suite 1900, World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 2006 (ON); 2007 (NY)
Alison FitzGerald’s practice focuses on international arbitration and international trade and investment. Her arbitration practice includes experience advising and representing clients in commercial and investment treaty disputes under ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules, and in various sectors including energy, mining, construction, infrastructure, aerospace, rail, natural resources, and software licensing. Her international trade and investment practice includes advisory and representative work for clients in connection with various trade treaties, trade remedies, economic sanctions and business and human rights. She is ranked for her work in international arbitration and international trade in several leading directories, including the Legal 500 Canada, the Legal 500 Latin America, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and Who’s Who Legal. In 2018, she was appointed by Canada to the NAFTA Chapter 19 / CUSMA Chapter 10 roster. She is regularly called upon to write and speak on topics in international arbitration, trade, business and human rights, sovereign immunity, and economic sanctions.