Amal Alamuddin Clooney has landed in New York City, and she’s made an even bigger splash than her mega-star husband, George Clooney.
The pair are in the Big Apple while Clooney films a movie, and Alamuddin Clooney has been spotted everywhere from lunch with Anna Wintour to the halls of Columbia Law School, where the noted human rights lawyer will reportedly lecture this spring.
One thing is for sure — Alamuddin Clooney is impeccable. Whether she’s outshining her husband on the red carpet or representing Armenia in a human rights court over the Armenian Genocide, she is a complete boss.
Amal Alamuddin Clooney may have made headlines for landing notorious bachelor George Clooney, but she's a true star in her own right. A noted human rights lawyer, she has represented everyone from former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko to the country of Armenia in its fight for recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Here, she speaks at a training session for lawyers in Bahrain.
In 2011, She represented WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during his extradition case against Sweden. That's her on the far right, leaving Britain's High Court with her client.
She recently advised the Greek government in its battle to repatriate the ancient Elgin Marbles statues from Great Britain.
The Lebanese-born British barrister got her English law degree from St. Hugh's College at Oxford and an LLM from NYU before clerking for Sonia Sotomayor, who was then a federal appeals court judge, and the International Court of Justice.
The world got its first real taste of Alamuddin Clooney's impeccable sense of style during her star-studded wedding to George Clooney in Venice in September 2014. She stunned in a Giambattista Valli number while waving to the paparazzi from a boat during their wedding weekend.
This Stella McCartney pants suit and hat was another hit. Alamuddin Clooney is pals with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, who attended the nuptials in Italy.
Alamuddin Clooney's wedding dress, designed by Oscar de la Renta, included 14 yards of Chantilly lace, and was hand-embroidered with beads and crystals, Vanity Fair reported.
Shortly after their wedding, the couple walked the red carpet at the Golden Globes in Beverly Hills. Alamuddin Clooney was dashing in a Dior dress and white gloves.
Women everywhere swooned when Clooney thanked his wife during his acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award, saying, 'Listen, it's humbling to find somebody to love, especially when you've been waiting your whole life, especially when your whole life is 53 years.'
But she hasn't let the spotlight distract her from her work. In January 2015, she appeared at the European court of Human Rights to represent Armenia in its fight for recognition of the Armenian Genocide. When asked 'who are you wearing?' -- she responded without skipping a beat, 'I'm wearing Ede & Ravenscroft,' the maker of her ceremonial robes.
Now that the couple is in New York City, Clooney-spotting has become something of a sport. Here, the Clooneys pose with John Prendergast, Sia Sanneh, and Gwen Ifill at an event to honour those who saved Armenian lives during the genocide.
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