John Dalebroux

Associate, Washington, DC



John Dalebroux is an associate specializing in international arbitration and litigation. Mr. Dalebroux specializes 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, sovereign debt, and construction, among others. He is also actively involved in pro bono matters at the firm.
Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
Georgetown University Law Center
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
Boston College
College of Arts and Sciences


Represented Claimants in an ICSID arbitration under the Italian/Argentine Bilateral Investment Treaty of their US$1+ billion claim against the Argentine Republic.

Success for the Republic of Peru in arbitration under a concession in a dispute relating to the global financial crisis.

Success for Guatemalan company in ICC arbitration against Spanish contractor relating to the construction of a hydroelectric facility.

Success for the Republic of Peru in U.S. litigation and appeals process relating to XIX century bonds.

Ongoing representation of the Republic of Peru in arbitration under the US-Peru Free Trade Agreement in a dispute relating to historic Agrarian Reform Bonds.

Ongoing representation of the Republic of Peru arbitration under a contract and the UK-Peru BIT in a dispute relating to ports and sovereign wealth funds.

Successful result in Peruvian natural gas project dispute.

Awards and Recognition

Pro Bono Pledge, Honor Roll, Georgetown University Law Center

Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, Georgetown University, 2013