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Jessica Beess und Chrostin

Jessica Beess und Chrostin

King & Spalding LLP

New York, NY, USA

Jessica Beess und Chrostin is an associate in King & Spalding’s New York office and a member of the international arbitration practice group.  Ms. Beess und Chrostin’s practice focuses on both commercial and investment arbitration.

Ms. Beess und Chrostin represents clients in international energy, construction, and pharmaceutical disputes, including disputes involving governments, national energy companies, pharmaceutical companies, and producers of consumer products.

Ms. Beess und Chrostin received her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School and her B.A. cum laude from Columbia University. She has also conducted legal studies at Cambridge University.  

Recent Publications

  • “Arbitration Hearings in New York,” in International Commercial Arbitration in New York, eds. James H. Carter, John Fellas, Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2015) (co-authored with Edward G. Kehoe)
  • “Interim Measures in Response to the Criminal Prosecution of Corporations and their Employees by Host States in Parallel with Investment Arbitration Proceedings,” Maryland Journal of International Law, Vol. 30 (forthcoming Spring 2015) (co-authored with H. Burnett)
  • “Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Donative Instruments: A Taxonomy of Disputes and Type Differentiated Analysis,” Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Fall 2014)
  • “Avoiding Improper Proceedings Abroad: Anti-suit and Anti-arbitration Injunctions,” Practising Law Institute: International Arbitration 2014, 189 (June 2014) (co-authored with H. Burnett)
  • “Sovereign Debt Restructuring and Mass Claims Arbitration before ICSID, the Abaclat Case,” Harvard International Law Journal, Vol. 53, No. 2 (Summer 2012)
  • “Collective Redress and Class Action Arbitration in Europe: Where We Are and How to Move Forward,” International Arbitration Law Review, Issue 4 (September 2011)


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