Michael M. Ostrove is a partner in the Paris office of DLA Piper where he leads the firms International Arbitration practice group. Prior to joining DLA Piper, he served as international counsel in the Paris office of Debevoise and Plimpton LLP. His practice focuses on international disputes involving sovereign states and cross-border commercial matters. He also advises frequently on multi-jurisdictional white collar criminal investigations. Ostrove has experience advising and representing clients in complex litigations, arbitrations and mediations. During the last decade, Ostrove has worked on matters heard by U.S., French and other national courts, the International Court of Justice and ICC, LCIA, ICSID, ZCC tribunals, as well as ad hoc arbitration panels operating under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. He is a member of the New York and Paris Bars.
Ostrove received his bachelor of arts magna cum laude from Yale University in 1989 and his juris doctorate degree, with Order of the Coif honors, from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993.