Yared Getachew

Date: 16 November 2018
Tags: Legal Team
Yared Getachew


Of Counsel, International Arbitration 


Yared Getachew is Of Counsel to MLA & Associates in matters related to international law, in particular, international arbitration. He is also a part-time Assistant Professor at Addis Ababa University School of Law where teaches courses in the areas of dispute resolution, refugee law, and comparative constitutional law. 


  • Juris Doctor, University of Virginia School of Law, 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia, 1994 (Foreign Affairs & French)

Selected Experience

  • Senior American Legal Advisor on international law, Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • American Legal Advisor, United States-Iran Claims Tribunal, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Assistant Dean of Public Service, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA
  • Legal Advisor to the Government of Ethiopia before the EECC, The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Legal Advisor on international humanitarian law at Verner Liipfert McPherson & Hand in Washington, D.C.
  • Assistant Prosecutor, State of New Jersey.
  • Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


  • Fluent in French