Nilufar Hossain is Legal Counsel in Omni Bridgeway's San Francisco office, where she provides legal analysis and strategic advice on funding international arbitration and commercial litigation matters.
Nilufar joined Omni Bridgeway’s New York office in 2019, bringing over a decade of private practice and in-house experience to our in-house legal team. Now based in the company’s San Francisco office, she helps commercial litigants and claimants obtain non-recourse funding for disputes arising under US or international law. She focuses in particular on growing Omni Bridgeway’s international arbitration investments, including those involving West Coast companies and attorneys, as well as matters related to Latin America.
Earlier in her career, Nilufar represented US and foreign clients in cross-border disputes and complex commercial litigation matters at King & Spalding LLP and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Nilufar has extensive experience with international commercial and treaty arbitrations and has appeared as counsel before many major arbitral institutions. She has also represented clients in complex commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts. Her experience includes M&A and joint venture disputes, securities litigation, environmental tort, and international enforcement of arbitral awards. She has particular expertise with the energy and natural resources, technology, finance, and pharmaceuticals sectors. Immediately prior to joining Omni Bridgeway, Nilufar was Acting General Counsel for Prakti, an engineering startup.
Nilufar received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, her M.A. from Middlebury College, and her B.A. from Harvard University, where she graduated magna cum laude. Nilufar is admitted to practice law in California, New York, and New Jersey. She is fluent in English and French and proficient in Spanish.
- Views from the Frontlines: Hot Topics in International Arbitration for 2021. White & Case, SVAMC, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. March 10, 2021. Webinar.
- Arbitration and ADR in Technology Disputes: A View from Leading Practitioners in the Field. Mayer Brown, SVAMC, ArbitralWomen. February 12, 2021. Webinar.