Getting Started in International Law: What I Wish I Had Known From the Start


As part of its "Getting Started" series, the ASIL New Professionals Interest Group is pleased to start 2016 with a discussion that cuts across sectors and a chance to meet other lawyers in the field. A short, interactive panel discussion will feature insights into preparing for a career in international law. Bring questions, share perspectives, and trade insights into building a successful career in international law. Panelists at this event will share their perspectives as experienced professionals with diverse backgrounds. The moderator will pose questions to highlight professional development advice.


  • Lisl Brunner, Global Network Initiative and co-chair of the NPIG (moderator)
  • Anneliese Fleckenstein, counsel, International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes
  • Brian Israel, attorney-adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State
  • Alexandra Meise, associate, Foley Hoag
  • Sarah St. Vincent, human rights and surveillance fellow, Center for Democracy and Technology

A networking reception will follow the event. 

Date and Location

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tillar House
Address 1: 
2223 Massachusetts Ave NW