Francisco Jijón | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Francisco Jijon
Francisco Jijon

Francisco Jijón

Associate, Washington, DC

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Francisco X. Jijón is an associate in the Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration Groups with the global law firm of White & Case. Mr. Jijón has experience in international dispute resolution and transnational disputes involving sovereign states and Latin America.

His experience includes investment arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and under the UNCITRAL rules, as well as in commercial arbitration and litigation in various forums and arbitrations before U.S. courts. These cases have spanned various substantive areas, including infrastructure, energy, cultural heritage, sovereign debt, environment and construction, among others.

Bars and Courts

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia State Bar


  • JD, Harvard Law School
  • BA, Yale University


  • English
  • Spanish


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.

Convial Callao and CCI v. Perú, ICSID arbitration relating to a road infrastructure Project.

Peru v. Yale University, litigation in US courts to recover artifacts and archeological materials found at Machu Picchu.

Quiport v. Ecuador, ICSID arbitration and renegotiation relating to an airport concession.

Speaking Engagements

"Do We Need a New Balance for International Arbitration?", 2012: PGE, Quito, Ecuador

"Particular Issues in Abaclat v. Argentina", 2012: AMCHAM, Quito, Ecuador