Ms. Menaker has been described in leading guides to the profession as "spectacular" and "tremendously skilled and highly effective," and is ranked by Global Arbitration Review as one of the top 45 international arbitration practitioners worldwide under the age of 45. She is frequently called upon to speak on international arbitration and investor-state dispute resolution issues. She received a White & Case Pro Bono Award for conducting a workshop in conjunction with the UNRCC on State-to-State dispute resolution procedures for Central Asian States in connection with a potential future waters treaty and preparing comparative law analyses for the Government of Nepal in connection with its drafting of a new constitution. She has served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she taught international commercial arbitration for several years, and has lectured at several other universities.
Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Menaker was Chief of the NAFTA Arbitration Division for the US State Department where she represented the United States in investor-State arbitrations under the investment chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and participated in the drafting of investment and dispute resolution provisions in United States' bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade agreements.