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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Celebrated international arbitration practice benefiting from particular experience handling matters involving Brazil, Mexico and Peru. Remains a go-to practice for high-level corporate clients engaging in complex commercial and investor-state disputes. Offers distinct expertise in matters pertaining to the energy and infrastructure sectors.

Strengths

Expressing their admiration of the firm's capabilities, one commentator describes them as "a very competent team of lawyers who clearly know what they are doing."

Work highlights

Acted on behalf of Odebrecht Latinvest and Odebrecht Latin Finance on an investment treaty arbitration concerning expropriation and certain measures taken by the Peruvian government regarding two infrastructure projects in Peru.

Notable practitioners

David Orta is highlighted by one market onlooker as "really strong and a highly impressive lawyer." He has in-depth knowledge of Latin American arbitration matters, offering particular insight into matters originating in Brazil, Mexico and Peru. His practice covers advising corporate clients on both commercial and investor-state mandates.

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Overview

We are a “go to” law firm for Latin American companies facing U.S. litigation exposure and for U.S. companies facing litigation involving their Latin American subsidiaries. Our clients, current and past, include major corporations, individuals, government officials and governments in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela. We have deep relationships with many key Latin American law firms. We are currently involved in all of the largest ongoing international enforcement matters involving Latin America. We have one of the best teams focusing on Latin America, which consists of many bilingual and bi-cultural lawyers, licensed to practice both in the United States and in a Latin American country. We have maintained a successful profile representing companies and individuals facing simultaneous U.S. and Latin American investigations and are known for reconciling and navigating conflicting regulatory and enforcement frameworks.

Clients

Governments

Investors

Industries

Construction

Energy

Infrastructure

Mining

Oil & Gas

Post merger and aquisition disputes

Power Plants

Telecommunications

Transportation

International Arbitration Department

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

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Department location

1300 I St NW #900

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20005

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Latin America-Wide

International Arbitration


David M Orta
Band 3