Maria Issaeva is a practicing lawyer from Moscow, Russia. She is managing partner of Threefold Legal Advisors LLC, a company she co-founded in 2011, and in this capacity she has represented clients at the European Court on Human Rights and domestic courts. Her prior professional experience includes a position of an A-grade lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights and an associate position at White & Case LLC (Moscow).
Maria also served as national administrator of the Jessup Competition in Russia from 2008 to 2016, and in this capacity has established cooperation between ESIL and Jessup Russia since 2014. She is recipient of two Steven Schneebaum Oustanding National Administrator Awards (2009 and 2016) and
Pamela Young Outstanding Volunteer Service Award (2013). In 2016, Maria has joined the administration team at the International Rounds of the Jessup Competition in the capacity of a judge coordinator.