Her name is Amal Alamuddin. She's a barrister who specializes in International Law. She's currently advising Kofi Annan on the UN's Syria talks, and represented Julian Assange in fighting extradition from London to Sweden.
Now that George Clooney is reportedly dating Italian model/TV presenter Elisabetta Canalis (above, the couple in Milan today), we wonder why he's established a pattern of dating women much less professionally successful than himself. Let's take a tour.