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Ashley R. Riveira

Phone: +1 202.624.2983
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Ashley R. Riveira is a counsel in Crowell & Moring's International Dispute Resolution Group and focuses her practice on international arbitration and litigation. Ashley's international experience includes disputes involving Mongolia, El Salvador, Libya, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Uzbekistan and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in fora such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, as well as ad hoc arbitrations conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and disputes arising under the United States-Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). Ashley is also an active participant in Crowell's pro bono program, successfully representing applicants in asylum cases and Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions.

Prior to attending law school, Ashley worked as the Immigration Caseworker for Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA). While in law school, Ashley served as the Director of the Professional Development Committee for the Women's Law Association and as an Executive Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender. During her third year of law school, Ashley co-authored Presumed Equal: What America's Top Women Lawyers Think About Their Firms. In 2007, Ashley was honored as one of Running Start's "Women to Watch" in recognition for her work on Presumed Equal.


  • Pacific Union College, B.B.A. (2001) International Business
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (2006)


Admitted to practice: California, District of Columbia, Texas, Washington, Colorado (inactive), U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Activities and Memberships
ICDR Young & International
Young ICCA
ABA Young Lawyers Division
Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA)
National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA)

Civic Involvement 
Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Associate Trustee (2007 – 2014)
Young ICCA – Skills Training Workshop Planning Committee (2012)
DC Courts' High Pro Bono Honor Roll (2011)

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"COVID-19 in Latin America: Continuing Considerations for Force Majeure," International Dispute Resolution Alert (October 21, 2021). Contacts: Eduardo Mathison, Leslie Castello, Meagan T. Bachman, John L. Murino, Ashley R. Riveira
Client Alert / Newsletter
Crowell & Moring Partner Ian A. Laird Named One of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers (Jul.01.2021)
Firm News / Announcement
"2020 International Arbitration Overview: Demand for Dispute Settlement Up, Despite COVID-19 Struggles," International Dispute Resolution Alert (February 3, 2021). Contacts: Ian A. Laird, Ashley R. Riveira, Eduardo Mathison, Edmund Northcott, Laurel Saito
Client Alert / Newsletter
Inaugural Washington Arbitration Week: COVID-19 Silver Linings And Prudent Prognostics Kluwer Arbitration Blog (December 17, 2020)
Media Mentions
Crowell & Moring International Dispute Resolution Lawyers Participate in Washington Arbitration Week 2020 (Nov.30.2020)
Firm News / Announcement
"Women in International Arbitration," Washington Arbitration Week - 1st Edition (November 30, 2020). Speaker: Ashley R. Riveira.
Crowell & Moring Shortlisted at Legal Business Awards 2020 (Sep.09.2020)
Firm News / Announcement
Crowell & Moring's Cari Stinebower & Ashley Riveira Recognized Among Latinvex’s "Top 100 Female Lawyers" in 2018 (Jun.01.2018)
Firm News / Announcement
Crowell & Moring's Cari Stinebower & Ashley Riveira Recognized Among Latinvex’s "Top 100 Female Lawyers" (Jun.20.2017)
Firm News / Announcement
Crowell & Moring Featured in Global Arbitration Review’s 10th Annual "GAR 100" List (May.05.2017)
Firm News / Announcement

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