Pedro José Izquierdo | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Pedro José Izquierdo

Associate, Mexico City


Pedro José Izquierdo is a member of the international arbitration group at White & Case, based in Mexico City. Pedro José's practice is focused on advising and representing clients in international arbitrations in Latin America. In particular, his experience has focused on disputes relating to energy, natural resources, construction, and infrastructure.

His experience includes commercial and investment disputes, both as an advocate and in the preparation of legal expert reports for disputes in various international and domestic jurisdictions. Additionally, Mr. Izquierdo has advised clients in cross-border transactions involving foreign investors and in regulatory and antitrust matters spanning multiple jurisdictions.

Mr. Izquierdo joined White & Case in May 2016 from a top-tier law firm in Ecuador. He has published on local and international law as well as legal theory and political science and has spoken on public law and on international arbitration in Spain and in Ecuador.


Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • Ecuador


  • Doctor en Derecho (PhD), Universidad de Navarra
  • LLM, New York University
  • Licenciado en Derecho, (JD equivalent), Universidad de Navarra


  • Spanish
  • English
  • French


Speaking Engagements

"¡Gracias, pero no! Reconsideración de decisiones arbitrales", 1 April 2016: ICC YAF Conference, De Freud a Redfern: Filosofía y Práctica del Arbitraje Internacional ,


  • «Ecuador» (Chapter) in Banking Regulation, 2nd Edition, Global Legal Insights, 2015
  • «Ecuador» (Chapter) in International Arbitration, 1st Edition, Global Legal Insights, 2015
  • «Reason and Democracy: The Potential Renewal of the Idea of Aristocracy», Ius Humani Revista de Derecho, Vol. 3 (2012-2013), pp. 51-76