Rimon Expands International Arbitration Offerings with new Partner, Akin Alcitepe

News Rimon Expands International Arbitration Offerings with new Partner, Akin Alcitepe Akin M. Alcitepe · September 7, 2023

Rimon, an internationally recognized full-service law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of litigation and arbitration attorney, Akin Alcitepe.  Akin is based out of Rimon’s Washington D.C. office.

Akin Alcitepe concentrates his practice on complex commercial, construction and treaty matters before international and domestic dispute resolution tribunals such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), ICC International Court of Arbitration and the American Arbitration Association, as well as U.S. state and federal courts. He has had arbitration and litigation successes on all three stages — local, national and international. Akin regularly handles high-profile, treaty, construction and commercial claims.

Akin is a native of Turkey and is a graduate of Robert College in Istanbul, Turkey. He is known for his meticulous preparation and expert tailoring of his presentations to decision-makers which produces favorable results for his clients.

“We are very pleased to welcome Akin to the firm and for us to be extending our service offerings in the important area of international arbitration,” said Managing Partner, Juan Zúñiga.

Rimon’s Arbitration practice advises and represents clients in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, including both international arbitration and US arbitration.  The firm’s attorneys have represented clients before most major arbitration bodies, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), JAMS, the Center for Mediation and Arbitration of Paris (CMAP) and the American Arbitration Association (AAA).

Akin indicated he his move was driven by the firm’s international presence. “I was attracted to Rimon due to its international footprint and am looking forward to working with my colleagues around the globe,” said Akin.

Akin graduated from George Washington University (J.D. and B.A.) and from Robert College in Istanbul.

Rimon has 47 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Founding Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers