Caterina Miró Quesada Samanez

International Attorney, Washington, DC



Caterina Miró Quesada joined White & Case in 2014. She is a Peruvian lawyer who previously worked as a senior associate at a major law firm in Lima, Peru.

Caterina has extensive experience in advising the regulation of public services and infrastructure, especially in electricity matters. She has represented clients in disputes related to the electricity industry and has participated in multiple domestic and international arbitrations.

Chambers Latin America 2014 features her in Peru, Energy & Natural Resources: Power (Associates to Watch).

Bars and Courts
Authorized to practice law in Peru
New York State Bar
Foreign Scholars with Certificate in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Law
University of Houston
Attorney at Law (Abogada)
Universidad de Lima
International Attorney in Washington DC. Not engaged in the practice of law in the District of Columbia.


DP World Callao and others v. Perú, ICSID arbitration relating to a port terminal concession.

Caraveli Cotaruse v. Perú, ICSID arbitration relating to transmission lines concession.

Isolux Corsán v. Perú, ICSID arbitration relating to transmission lines concession.

Aguaytia v. Peru, a US$150 million case named Latin Lawyer Dispute of the Year 2009, called "a strong precedent for stability agreements as a means of protecting foreign investment" (Chambers).