Ms Maria Kostytska > Winston & Strawn LLP > Paris, France > Lawyer Profile

Winston & Strawn LLP
68 RUE DU FAUBOURG SAINT-HONORÉ
75008 PARIS
France
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Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Maria Kostytska is an international arbitrator and litigator who is multi-lingual in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian, and is admitted to the bars of Washington DC, New York and Paris. She serves as arbitrator and acts as lead counsel representing clients in investor-state and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, and other rules. Her arbitration and litigation experience spans over a variety of industrial sectors, including oil and gas, renewable energy, utilities, infrastructure, banking, aviation and manufacturing, and construction.

Maria is a Court Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. She also serves on the Council of the Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC) in Tbilisi.

Having been appointed as an arbitrator by the ICC and LCIA, Maria has also been listed as a recommended arbitrator by the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICAC or MKAC).

Maria is a lecturer at the Versailles University, Masters in Arbitration and International Commerce (MACI), where she lectures on investment arbitration.

Languages

English, French, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Memberships

  • ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
  • ICC USCIB
  • ICC Ukraine
  • ICC France
  • Comité Français de l’Arbitrage
  • Swedish Arbitration Association
  • Swedish Women in Arbitration Network (SWAN)
  • Club Español de Arbitraje, Capítulo Francés y Capítulo Polaco-Ucraniano
  • ABA Section of International Law
  • Ukrainian Arbitration Association
  • Russian Arbitration Association

Education

Prior to joining Winston, Ms. Kostytska has worked and undergone training at the U.S. Claims of Federal Claims (Washington), World Bank’s Legal Department (Washington), ABA/CEELI (Washington), UNECE and UNEP (Geneva) and the European Parliament (Brussels).

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges: Arbitrage international

Winston & Strawn LLP se voit confier la gestion d’arbitrages commerciaux et d’investissement, ainsi que des procédures d’exequatur. La pratique a un tropisme particulier pour les affaires en rapport avec l’Europe de l’Est. Le cabinet représente l’Ukraine dans plusieurs dossiers, dont un arbitrage CNUDCI initié par le Tatarstan, découlant du démantèlement de l’URSS et concernant le secteur pétrolier. Agissant pour le compte de Sodexo, l’équipe a récemment remporté l’arbitrage CNUDCI qui opposait son client à la Hongrie dans le domaine des chèques déjeuners. Maria Kostytska est recommandée pour son activité de conseil et siège aussi régulièrement en qualité d’arbitre. Sara Susnjar intervient dans plusieurs dossiers.