She received the Entertainment Law Jack J. Katz Memorial Award from the New York University School of Law.
She worked in a number of United Nations commissions and in the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
She married Hollywood star George Clooney on September 27, 2014. She and George have a pair of twins named Ella and Alexander. She was born Amal Alamuddin and raised with three younger siblings named Tala, Samer, and Ziad. Her parents are Ramzi and Baria Alamuddin.
In 2015, she began working on the Irish government's re-opened case against former UK Prime Minister Edward Heath.