Rose Rameau will receive the Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law on 24 April 2020. This award is presented by the American Bar Association’s International Law Section and recognises individuals who have “achieved professional excellence in international law, encouraged women to engage in international law careers, enabled women lawyers to attain international law job positions from which they were excluded historically, or advanced opportunities for women in international law.” Recent past recipients of this award include Lisa Savitt (2015), Amy Sommers (2016), Priti Suri (2017), Carolyn B. Lamm and Lisa J. Grosh (2018) and Linda Murnane (2019).
Based in Washington DC, Rose is Managing Partner of Rameau Law Firm and sits as an arbitrator, with particular expertise in international commercial arbitration and investor–state arbitration. She is a member of the ICC Court, the Advisory Board of the Jamaica International Arbitration Center and the ICC Task Force on “Addressing Issues of corruption in International Arbitration.” A former Fulbright scholar and visiting professor at the University of Ghana Law School, Rose is admitted to the Bars of Florida, District of Columbia, New Jersey, Paris, France and the Republic of Ghana, West Africa. She is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.