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Thorn, Edward J.

Edward J. Thorn

Direct Tel: +1 (202) 538 8134, Direct Fax: +1 (202) 538 8100
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

Edward Thorn is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Washington, D.C. office.  He joined the firm in 2022.  Edward’s practice focuses on international arbitration and investment disputes.  Before joining Quinn Emanuel Edward worked at a leading firm of professional international arbitrators where he acted as assistant and secretary to the tribunal in investment and commercial arbitrations, often involving state-owned entities.  He has worked on cases administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) under UNCITRAL Rules, the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and the Madrid Court of Arbitration (MCA).

While in law school Edward worked as a research assistant and judicial fellow to Judge Charles N. Brower (Twenty Essex Chambers; Judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice) in his practice as an international arbitrator based in Washington, D.C.

  • The George Washington University Law School
    (J.D., 2019)
  • Universiteit Leiden
    (M.A., North American Studies, 2016)
  • The University of Edinburgh
    (B.A., English Literature and History, Honors, 2014)
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese