Anna Chiara Amato’s practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation, with an emphasis on public international law.

Anna Chiara has represented a variety of multinational corporations and financial institutions in international and domestic arbitrations involving complex commercial disputes as well as public international law issues.

Anna Chiara is a an assistant professor in “Public International Law “ and “International Arbitration: Law and Practice” at LUISS Guido Carli University (Rome).

Anna Chiara joined the firm in 2017. Before joining the firm, she interned at the Center for Constitutional Rights (New York).

Selected Activities

  • Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration − Roma Tre University in collaboration with ICC Italy, CAM and AIA (2018)
  • Erik Castrén Institute for International Law and Human Rights − Summer Institute on International Law (2016)

  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition − Member of Italian Champion Team (2015-2016)
  • University of Leuven, Belgium − Erasmus Program (2014-2015)


Five International Arbitration Trends And Topics For 2023,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, January 30, 2023 (co-author)

Italy Enacts Comprehensive Civil Justice and Arbitration System Reform,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, October 27, 2022 (co-author)

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Applicability of Section 1782 Discovery Statute With Respect to Private Commercial and Treaty Arbitrations,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memorandum, June 15, 2022 (co-author)

Is Italy on the Right Track to Become a Truly Attractive Seat for International Arbitrations?” Kluwer Arbitration Blog, January 21, 2022 (co-author)

“Pleas of illegality and the application of domestic law in investment treaty arbitration,” Cambridge International Law Journal, 2020 (co-author)