is Counsel and Pro Bono Director at White & Case. He directs the Firm’s Global Pro Bono Practice and advises the Firm’s pro bono and commercial clients on a broad range of matters, notably in the area of appeals. Before returning to White & Case, O
served in non-political capacities as Ambassador and Head of Mission to Moldova for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), as a Member of the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff and as White House Fellow to US Secretary of State Colin Powell. Prior to the White House Fellowship, O
served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Special Prosecutions Bureau of the New York County District Attorney’s Office. He began his legal career at White & Case as an associate. He speaks English, Russian, Romanian and Persian.