Abbe Jolles is a Washington, DC-based International Human Rights litigator. She provides representation worldwide including conflict zones. She handles individual, corporate, criminal and civil matters involving unlawful property confiscation, incarceration or risk of incarceration or other violations of rights.
Abbe was the first American woman admitted to the International Criminal Court and the first American admitted to the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. She achieved a landmark result at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
Abbe is principal consultant for Global Insight in providing advocacy and advisory services in our Forensic Services practice. Her advisory work includes acting as a human rights advisor to global corporations.
Abbe attended Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, London School of Economics and the University of Oregon School of Law in Eugene, Oregon. She speaks French and English.