Rahim Moloo

Rahim Moloo is a Partner in the New York office of the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP where he spearheads the firm’s U.S. international arbitration practice.  Concurrently, Rahim is a member of the adjunct faculty at Columbia Law School.  

Rahim’s practice focuses on assisting his clients resolve complex international disputes.  He has represented clients (both multinational corporations and sovereigns) in significant international disputes in various fora around the world.  Rahim also sits as an arbitrator in complex international disputes.  He has been recognized as a leading international lawyer by leading legal directories. For example, Law360 recently named Rahim as one of five “MVPs” in international arbitration globally and Lawdragon recognized him as one of the top 500 global litigation lawyers.  According to Chambers & Partners, Rahim is “a great legal mind”, an “accomplished and brilliant lawyer”, with “stong advocacy and strategy skills” and a “natural diplomat” who “navigates complex problems with ease.”  

Rahim has lectured widely and published over 20 academic articles and 3 books on topics ranging from international dispute resolution to global governance. His latest book, published by Oxford University Press, addresses procedural issues in international investment arbitration.  

In addition to serving on the International Center for Transitional Justice Board of Directors, Rahim also serves on the University of British Columbia Alumni Board of Directors. He previously served as General Counsel of an international organization based in Central Asia and on the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law.  

Rahim has degrees from Queen’s University, the University of British Columbia and New York University School of Law (where he graduated as the All-University Valedictorian).  He has also held fellowships at the University of Cambridge and Columbia Law School.  While in college, Rahim won the Canadian National Debating Championships and the World Public Speaking Championships.