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

December 17, 2017 - December 21, 2017

From December 17-21, 2017, CLDP sponsored the participation of representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tunisia to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

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