Karim Youssef Named WWL Global Elite Thought Leader 2024

Recognizing Excellence: Youssef + Partners' CEO Earns Prestigious International Arbitration Distinction

Youssef + Partners is proud to announce that our CEO and Head of International Arbitration Practice, Karim A. Youssef. Mr. Youssef, who also leads our High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) division, has been named to the prestigious Who’s Who Legal (WWL) Global Elite Thought Leaders in International Arbitration for 2024.

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This distinction is one of the highest individual global recognitions in the field of arbitration. It highlights the leading practitioners who have been nominated by their peers, corporate counsel, and other market sources as the very best in the world. WWL describes Global Elite Thought Leaders as individuals who “truly stand out from their peers by virtue of the exceptional quality of their work and the widespread recognition they receive from clients and fellow practitioners.”

Out of 5,235 practitioners considered for inclusion and 1,880 listed as recommended practitioners worldwide, only 143 (2.57%) – comprising 95 lawyers and 48 expert witnesses – have been honored with this exclusive title. Mr. Youssef’s inclusion in this elite group is a testament to his outstanding contributions to the field of international arbitration and his unwavering commitment to excellence.

Expressing his sentiments on this accolade, Mr. Youssef said, “I am thrilled and humbled to receive this recognition. I am grateful to my clients, colleagues, and peers for their trust, support, and recognition. I also wish to extend my deepest gratitude to some very special individuals in my life; their support has been invaluable. This achievement is as much theirs as it is mine.”

Youssef + Partners celebrates this exceptional achievement, reflecting our commitment to providing unparalleled legal expertise and dedication to our clients. We congratulate Mr. Youssef on this well-deserved recognition and look forward to continuing our journey of excellence and leadership in the legal sector.