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Arnold & Porter

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Strong reputation for its representation of sovereign states in high-value international arbitration proceedings. Also engaged in significant commercial disputes, drawing from a strong group of multilingual practitioners with wide-ranging industry experience. Particularly well regarded for its handling of South and Central America-related disputes, alongside a thriving West Coast practice servicing clients in East Asia. Offers particular expertise in the oil and gas and transportation sectors.

Foreign desks

Longstanding expertise in disputes arising from Latin America, which includes both commercial and investor-state mandates. Houses an impressive bench of arbitration practitioners with strong Spanish and Portuguese language capabilities. DC-based Gaela Gehring Flores and Paolo Di Rosa are two of the firm's go-to contacts for this region.

Notable practitioners

Maria Chedid has a respected practice spanning both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. "Maria provided excellent strategic advice, kept us well informed, was highly responsive, and was extremely adept at reaching the best result for the client's business. She was able to provide sound, strategic advice with calmness even in a highly stressful situation," reports one interviewee.

Paolo Di Rosa has a wealth of experience handling investment treaty arbitrations and is noted for his Latin America expertise. Clients report: "He is terrific at hearings, and whether doing an opening or cross-examining a key witness, he is invariably good on his feet and a very good communicator."

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International Arbitration

Arnold & Porter

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Location

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20001-3743

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International Arbitration


Maria Chedid
Band 4
Paolo Di Rosa
Band 2, Foreign expert for Latin America-wide