Ulyana Bardyn represents clients in complex cross-border disputes, including international commercial arbitrations, investor-state disputes and business litigation matters. Ulyana's experience includes acting as counsel in arbitration cases governed by the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Ulyana also counsels clients in high-stakes complex commercial litigation matters in US federal and state courts, particularly in matters that traverse arbitration and litigation fora, including parallel proceedings, enforcement matters, interim relief and Section 1782 discovery.
Ulyana’s industry experience spans a wide range of sectors, including mining, pharmaceutical, construction, food, commodities, energy, aerospace and finance.
Ulyana is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and she sits as an arbitrator. She has been selected to the roster of arbitrators maintained by the Ukrainian Arbitration Association.
Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Ulyana worked with a major global law firm where she represented clients in international arbitration and litigation matters, and, prior to that, with the Secretariat of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, where she oversaw hundreds of commercial arbitration matters.
An active member of the international law community, Ulyana is Chair of the International Law Committee at the New York City Bar Association and serves on the CPR Institute’s Steering Committee of Young Attorneys in Dispute Resolution (CPR Y-ADR). She teaches a class on advocacy in investment arbitration at Brooklyn Law School and a class on international commercial arbitration at the Arbitration School of the Ukrainian Arbitration Association held annually in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ulyana frequently speaks and writes on topics relating to commercial and investor-state arbitration.
Ulyana is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. She also serves as outside legal counsel for Ukrainian American Business and Professionals Association and Ukrainian National Women’s League of America.