Alexander Leventhal is a senior associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Paris office. He has extensive experience in international commercial and investment arbitration, touching upon multiple sectors, with a particular focus on the energy sector. He has represented clients in commercial arbitrations arising out of contractual disputes and has sought recourse on behalf of clients against States for treaty breaches. Alexander helped lead a team that obtained an order from an ICSID tribunal, which, for the first time, ordered the suspension of extradition proceedings in a third-party State. Alexander acts as CIArb (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) YMG (Young Member Group)’s Global Ambassador for France and previously sat on the Steering Committee of Paris Very Young Arbitration Practitioners (PVYAP). He writes and speaks frequently on topics of arbitration in English, French, Portuguese, and Arabic. He was also the recipient of the Special Award in the 2014 Young Arbitrators Match, the 2018 CPR Y-ADR Award for Efficient and Effective Collaboration between Corporate Counsel and Outside Counsel, and the 2018 CIArb (Singapore Branch) Competition, and was chosen to serve on the Young ICCA Special Committee for the first edition of the ICCA Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez Memorial Prize.