Sylvi Sareva

Associate

Sareva, Sylvi

Sylvi Sareva is an associate in the Litigation group. She concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and arbitration, and represents international clients, including foreign states and state-owned enterprises, in a wide range of disputes in federal and state courts and before a number of arbitral tribunals.

Ms. Sareva has experience at both the trial and appellate level litigating a variety of complex commercial matters arising from asset purchase agreements, environmental litigation, and toxic tort claims. Ms. Sareva has also developed substantial expertise in the confirmation of foreign arbitral awards under the Panama and New York Conventions, and in issues arising under the U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).

While in law school, Ms. Sareva interned for UNESCO's Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs in Paris, France.

Pro Bono

Ms. Sareva represents indigent clients in contested immigration matters.

Languages

English

Finnish

Education

New York University School of Law, J.D.
New York University School of Law Journal of International Law & Politics, Notes Editor

Kenyon College, B.A.

Admitted to Practice

New York

Courts

New York State Court

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court - District of Columbia

Sylvi Sareva is an associate in the Litigation group. She concentrates her practice on commercial litigation and arbitration, and represents international clients, including foreign states and state-owned enterprises, in a wide range of disputes in federal and state courts and before a number of arbitral tribunals.