Mohamed R. Badissy


Mohamed Rali Badissy is the Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Badissy directs all CLDP programs related to enabling private investment in energy, power and infrastructure projects including CLDP’s support for USAID’s Power Africa and the State Department’s Energy Governance and Capacity Initiative. Prior to joining CLDP, Mr. Badissy practiced with the International Dispute Resolution and Public International Law groups of Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Dubai focusing on representing sovereigns in arbitrations involving transboundary disputes, upstream and downstream energy projects, expropriation, project finance and international trade. Mr. Badissy also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William H. Walls in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey. Mr. Badissy received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Law where he graduated with High Honors, Order of the Coif and Order of the Barristers.

CLDP in Action

May 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018

CLDP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, the PPA, and MEDT conducted a Workshop on Transparent and Efficient Procurement: Phase III, which took place in Chisinau, Moldova on May 2-4, 2018.  The workshop was part of the technical assistance to help Moldova implement international best practices in a number of key areas, focusing on a set of specific issues that were identified as priorities by the PPA.





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