Straus Alumnus Dr. Mohamed Sweify Selected as 2022 Top 30 Most Promising Arbitrators in Africa
Dr. Mohamed Sweify (LLM ‘15) was selected as one of Africa’s top 30 Most Promising Arbitration Practitioners in 2022. Dr. Sweify serves as an associate attorney at the New York-based law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, as well as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School.
As an LLM student at Straus, Dr. Sweify took several courses with Professor Jack Coe, and produced a thesis under the supervision of Professor Thomas Stipanowich, titled "Investment-Environment Disputes--Challenges and Proposals". The essay was later published in the DePaul Business and Commerce Law Journal. Since graduating from Straus, he has published several other articles on international arbitration and related dispute resolution topics.
Professor Tom Stipanowich noted, “I am thrilled but not surprised by this honor accorded one of our outstanding graduates, Mohamed Sweify. He reflects all the qualities that make great lawyers and problem-solvers. We are all the beneficiaries of his success."