Dr. Ileana Smeureanu

Ileana Smeureanu concentrates her practice in international commercial and investor-State arbitration. She has represented clients from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East throughout the whole arbitral process, covering a wide range of disputes and a variety of jurisdictions.

Before joining Jones Day, Ileana worked in London as a research assistant to a renowned international arbitrator and was an associate with the International Law Institute (ILI) in Washington, D.C., where she provided training to government officials in international arbitration, mediation, and assisted in the founding of the ILI International Investment Law Center. During her doctoral studies, Ileana trained with the ICC Court of Arbitration, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and four international law firms in Paris and Singapore. [1]