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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

International Arbitration

1 ranked lawyersBand 3USAGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Expert dispute resolution firm fielding strong international arbitration capabilities, regularly handling major state-to-state, commercial and investment treaty proceedings on behalf of both sovereigns and corporate clients. Calls upon a pool of experts in the USA, Europe and Asia to offer globally integrated services in cross-border disputes. A varied client list includes both sovereign states and foreign investors. Provides expertise in a variety of sectors, including construction, infrastructure and energy.

Notable practitioners

David Orta receives praise for his expertise across commercial and investment treaty disputes, in addition to his particular strength in Latin America-related matters. One source states: "He shows strengths leading his team and analysing the case to come up with the best strategy for the client. He is a very good listener and doesn't discard any idea up front, but always comes up with a way to go."

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International Arbitration


David M Orta
Band 5, Foreign expert for Latin America-wide