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USA - Nationwide International Arbitration
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2 Ranked Lawyers

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International Arbitration: Enforcement - USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for

Especially well regarded for its expertise in the representation of sovereign states and state entities in investor-state arbitrations, alongside growing expertise in commercial disputes and enforcement. Draws from a deep pool of internationally experienced practitioners, with notable strengths in handling oil and gas disputes. Offers additional expertise in the construction, telecommunications and infrastructure sectors.


"Curtis is an impressive outfit and they really know their stuff when it comes to international disputes."

"They're really good at defending states in investment treaty arbitrations and have a deep bench."

Work highlights

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost defended the Republic of Panama in an ICSID arbitration against two US-based construction companies, relating to the construction of a women’s rehabilitation center.

Notable practitioners

George Kahale maintains his excellent reputation for state-side representation in investment treaty arbitrations.
"George brings a great deal of experience to international arbitration and is fully committed to his client and the case." "George is the wisest investor-state dispute lawyer I have ever worked with; he provides strategic and practical advice and delivers the best outcome." "He is extremely effective counsel and very strategically savvy. He has an excellent understanding of the clients’ needs and outstanding presentation and argumentation skills."

Claudia Frutos-Peterson garners praise for her expertise in investment treaty arbitrations, while also offering strength in commercial claims.
"She is highly committed to the project and fully aware of the clients' needs." "Claudia is very attentive and assists in identifying our concerns and addressing them." "She does a very good job for her clients."

Ranked Lawyers at
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP

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International Arbitration: Counsel

George Kahale III
Band 3
Claudia Frutos-Peterson
Claudia Frutos-Peterson
Band 4


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