Alejandro Martínez de Hoz

International Associate, Washington, DC



Alejandro Martínez de Hoz is an international associate in the International Arbitration group in Washington, DC. He represents corporate clients and sovereign States in investment treaty arbitrations, international commercial arbitrations, and related negotiations, with a focus on Latin America.

Alejandro is an Argentinean lawyer who served as President of the Buenos Aires Bar's Young Division and who previously worked at a major law firm in Argentina in the Corporate and Capital Markets group.

Bars and Courts
City of Buenos Aires Public Bar
City of Buenos Aires Private Bar
Degree in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law
Fordham University
New York
Law Degree
Austral University
City of Buenos Aires
*Not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia. Work performed under the supervision of principals of the Firm, members of the District of Columbia Bar. Licensed in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Investor-State Arbitration
Renco Group, Inc. v. Peru, UNCITRAL arbitration before ICSID relating to a mining and environmental dispute.

International Commercial Arbitration and Litigation
Chinese company v. South American State, annulment proceeding before Panamanian courts relating to a port concession. Guatemalan owner v. Spanish contractor, ICC arbitration relating to the construction of a hydroelectric facility.

Mediation, Settlement and Negotiation
Brazilian company v. Argentinean insurers, ICDR mediation relating to a construction dispute. Abaclat and others v. Argentina, ICSID arbitration settlement relating to sovereign bonds. Quiport v. Ecuador, renegotiation following an ICSID arbitration relating to an airport concession.

Speaking Engagements

Panelist at The Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), "Arbitration, Law and Justice" in Mexico City, 2017

Lecture at Washington University and Monterrey University Dual LL.M., International Arbitration and Transnational Litigation, 2016

Arbitrator in Fordham University Moot, New York, 2015

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and Vance Center pro bono in Latin America, 2013:

Constitutional Law Professor, public high schools in Argentina, 2013

Award for Academic Excellence, CEMA University, School of Finance, Argentina Capital Markets Annual Congress, 2013


Recognized as an "Under 40 Leader in Argentina", Winds of change: what under 40 leaders are thinking, La Nación Newspaper - Economy and Business, 2014