Jonathan C. Hamilton

Partner, Washington, DC

Biography

“A brilliant strategist and leader,” “an incredible powerhouse,” “a brilliant lawyer,” “a great negotiator,” “a dynamic driving force” with “first-class expertise, outstanding technical capability, shrewd insight in formulating strategy and a radiant leadership charisma.”
Chambers / Legal 500

Overview

Jonathan C. Hamilton is a global leader in international dispute resolution and deals, and longstanding partner with the law firm of White & Case. He is widely recognized as "a brilliant strategist and leader" and "an incredibly strategic lead lawyer." (Chambers / Legal 500)

"An incredible powerhouse." Over more than two decades, Mr. Hamilton has built a multinational and multilingual practice that spans sectors and regions. Professional guides and clients describe him as "an incredible powerhouse," "a fantastic lead partner," "a brilliant lawyer," "a great negotiator," and "a dynamic driving force" with "first-class expertise, outstanding technical capability, shrewd insight in formulating strategy and a radiant leadership charisma" – "he owns the battleground." (Chambers / Legal 500)

Landmark Matters. With a worldwide client base, Mr. Hamilton has advised successfully on billions of dollars in international disputes and deals involving landmark legal issues and "Gordian Knot" negotiations. He has deep experience with high stakes disputes involving arbitration, mediation, and litigation, and deals involving complex negotiations, crisis management, and investment protections. Accolades have included Financial Times Innovative Lawyers (twice), Most Influential Arbitration Award of the Decade, Best Arbitration Award (twice), Most Surprising Arbitration Award (twice), Latin Lawyer Deal of the Year (twice), and American Lawyer Global Dispute of the Year/Americas.

Client Focus. Mr. Hamilton has been described as "an incredibly sharp attorney with an exceptional drive that is transferred to his team and transforms into positive results." (Legal 500) He is "a super-lawyer-dealmaker," with "dominance in the field," "single-minded commitment to the client's cause," "exceptional drive," "very impressive advocacy," "impressive grasp of strategy," "deep understanding and efficiency," "experience, expertise, commitment," "great dynamism, extraordinary background and deep understanding," and "experience, tenacity and relationship-building." (Chambers, Legal 500, LatinLawyer)

Global Experience. Mr. Hamilton has advised on matters around the world, in the US and across the Americas, to Asia, to Europe, and beyond. He is "a leading figure in the international arbitration sphere" and has been a long-term partner in the global practice group that consistently has been ranked at the top of the field international arbitration. (Chambers, Global Arbitration Review) As Head of Latin American Arbitration, he has built a practice "at the forefront of Latin American international arbitration," described as "the best law firm for Latin America arbitration," and ranked number one for five consecutive years (Legal 500, Latinvex) "White & Case – led by Jonathan Hamilton, the firm's head of Latin American Arbitration – has cemented its position as the top arbitration firm in Latin America." (Latinvex)

Strategic Leadership. Based in Washington, DC, Mr. Hamilton has a strong record of proven strategic and organizational leadership within and beyond the Firm. He has extensive experience in public affairs and "unlimited skills on the political side of the fence; his ability to foresee, to judge, to understand, he really covers it all. He prepares for everything, knows what's going on and is always one step ahead." (Chambers) He brings business acumen to the practice of law and also completed the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the Saïd Business School of the University of Oxford.

Thought Leadership. Mr. Hamilton is also a professor and seasoned thought leader who serves as the Distinguished Faculty Chair of the International Arbitration Institute at the University of Miami School of Law. His publications include a book on investment protections and numerous articles and chapters on globalization, investment, procedure, policy, and public affairs. He has spoken at major conferences worldwide and major universities such as Berkeley, Columbia, Georgetown, Harvard, Oxford, Penn, Virginia and Yale.

Mr. Hamilton commenced his career with the Firm in the New York City office and also was based in the Mexico City office before settling in Washington. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Journal of International Law; an M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he completed a thesis project researched on the ground in Belarus and Russia at the end of the Cold War; and a B.A. from Brandeis University, where he completed a history project focused on civil rights. He has additional experience as a federal law clerk, a foreign associate with a major firm in Peru, a research assistant to legal fiction author John Grisham, and in the fields of public policy, press, and philanthropy.
 

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
Education
JD
University of Virginia
MA
University of North Carolina
BA
Brandeis University
Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme
Oxford University
Languages
English
Spanish
Russian

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"Advanced Topics in Arbitration: Globalization and Arbitration," Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2021)

"Propuesta de Reforma a la Ley de la Industria Eléctrica," Mexico City, Mexico (2021)

"Arbitration and Human Rights: The Inter-American Human Rights System and its Intersection with Investment" (2021)

"Lanzamiento de la Encuesta de Arbitraje Internacional" (2021)

"Arbitraje en Argentina" (2021)

"The Rise of Technology in International Arbitration," Washington Arbitration Week (2020)

"Financiamiento de Terceros: Evolución y Desafíos en el Arbitraje," Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2020)

"Globalization in Flux: Arbitration, Protectionism and Pandemic," Harvard Law School (2020)

"Advanced Topics in Arbitration: Theory," Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2020)

"La Globalización y el Arbitraje: Impactos del Populismo y la Pandemia," International Chamber of Commerce Mexico (2020)

"COVID-19: Lawyering in a Pandemic," University of Miami School of Law, Florida (2020)

Latin Lawyer/GAR Arbitration Summit, Miami, Florida (2020)

"Arbitraje en Colombia: La intersección de lo local y lo global," Cámara de Comercio de Bogota (2020)

"Advanced Topics in Arbitration: The Evolution of Latin American Arbitration," Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2020)

"Investment Disputes: The Return of History," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2019)

"Advanced Topics in Arbitration: Theory," Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2019)

"Navigating Treacherous Undercurrents," Saïd Business School, Oxford University, Oxford, England (2019)

"Investment, Development and Human Rights," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2019)

"Reconsidering the Washington Consensus," American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2019)

"International Disputes," Sin Limites: Law & Business at Gateway to the Americas, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2019)

"Here to Stay: The Destiny of Investment Disputes," Latin Lawyer/GAR Arbitration Summit, Miami, Florida (2019)

Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2019)

"London and Latin American Arbitration," White & Case, London, United Kingdom (2019)

"Madrid and Latin American Arbitration," White & Case, Madrid, Spain (2019)

"Paris and Latin American Arbitration," White & Case, Paris, France (2019)

"Globalization and the Americas," William & Mary Law School, Williamsburg, Virginia (2019)

"Iberian and Latin American Arbitration," White & Case, Washington, DC (2019)

"The New NAFTA," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2018)

Latin Lawyer/GAR Arbitration Summit, Miami, Florida (2018)

"Gordian Knots: Resolving Complex International Disputes," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2018)

"Controversia en Infraestructura," Congreso de Arbitraje Nacional e Internacional, Cartagena, Colombia (2018)

Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2018)

"The New Globalization," University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi (2018)

"Life as a Big Law Trial Attorney," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2018)

"The Latinization' of Arbitration: Institutions & Places," Latin Lawyer/GAR Arbitration Summit, Miami, Florida (2017)

"The Arbitral Proceeding: International Commercial Arbitration," American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2017)

Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2017)

"Latin American Investment Protections: Oil & Gas," Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2017)

"Constructive Dialogue between States and Investors in Disputes," APEC Workshop on ISDS Prevention and Management, World Bank, Washington, DC (2017)

"Solving the Unsolvable: Sovereign Disputes," University of Miami School of Law, Miami, Florida (2016)

"Globalization & Law: The Dilemma of Investment Disputes," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2016)

Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2016)

"El Procedimiento Arbitral Arbitraje Comercial Internacional," American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2016)

"Investment Protections And The Negotiation Of The Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership," Columbia Law School, New York, New York (2015)

"After ICCA: Places To Arbitrate, Places Of Arbitration," Miami, Florida (2015)

Course, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida (2015)

"Nunca Se Acabó El Arbitraje: El CIADI Importa En América Latina," Lima, Peru (2015)

"Legados Míticos: The Legends of Latin American Arbitration," ICCA Congress, Miami, Florida (2014)

"The Rule of Law and Investment Arbitration," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2014)

"International Development and Dispute Resolution: Complex Negotiations and Crisis Management in Latin America," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2014)

"Sovereign Default: Participants, Policies and Mechanisms," Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (2014)

"The Idea of Arbitration," International Arbitration Institute, University of Miami School of Law, Florida (2013)

"Colombia as a Place of Arbitration," Bogota, Colombia (2013)

"Contract and Treaty Rights and Claims," AmCham Peru, Lima, Peru (2013)

"Clashing Paradigms: Stakeholders in Latin Investment Arbitration," Yale Institute of International Arbitration (2013)

"Latin American International Arbitration: Which Latin American Seat?" Global Arbitration Review, New York, New York (2013)

"The Importance Of Latin Investment Arbitration," University Of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia (2013)

"Terceros, Financiamiento, y Transparencia en el Arbitraje," Centro de Arbitraje de La Cámara de Caracas and the International Federation of Commercial Arbitrations (IFCAI), Caracas, Venezuela (2013)

"The Public Perspective: Transparency in International Disputes," International Chamber of Commerce, Miami, Florida (2013)

"Peruvian Investment Arbitration," Simposio Internacional de Arbitraje, Cámara de Comercio de Lima/Universidad del Pacífico, Lima, Peru (2013)

"The Intersection of Investment And Human Rights Regimes," Ottawa, Canada (2013)

"Collective Action in International Arbitration," Columbia Law School, New York, New York (2012)

"Current Developments in Sovereign Debt Claims: Disappointed Investors Take Action," International Law Weekend, Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York (2012)

"Corporate Counsel's Strategy and Role in International Dispute Resolution," ICDR-CCCB International Arbitration Conference, Bogota, Colombia (2012)

"The Request For Arbitration" American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2012)

"Investment Arbitration in Latin America: What does the Future Hold," ABA Section of International Law Meeting, Miami, Florida (2012)

"Sovereign Finance, Collective Action and Arbitral Procedure," Annual Conference on German and American Law, Columbia Law School, New York, New York (2012)

"The Grounds for Annulment: Are They Being Misapplied," Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut (2012)

"The Request for Arbitration," How to Handle a Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2012)

"Investment Protection Standards," AmCham Peru, Lima, Peru (2011)

"The Nuts and Bolts of an ICSID Arbitration," American Bar Association International Law Section, Washington, DC (2011)

"Latin American Arbitration and Investment," Georgetown University International Arbitration Society, Washington, DC (2011)

"The Rise of Latin American Arbitral Institutions," Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration of Panama, Panama City, Panama (2011)

"International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil," International Centre for Dispute Resolution and AmCham Brazil, São Paulo, Brazil (2010)

"International Commercial Arbitration in the Americas: Beyond Cultural Clash and Toward Maturity," American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2010)

"Reporte Especial: Las Instituciones Arbitrales De América Latina," Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), Bogota, Colombia (2010)

"Arbitraje Comercial En Ecuador y Perú: Un Análisis Comparativo," Buenos Aires, Argentina (2010)

"Lawless Pirates and Vigilantes," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2010)

"Energy Charter Treaty: Implications of an Oil Sector Dispute," Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty, Brussels, Belgium (2009)

"Arbitraje En Colombia," International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Bogota, Colombia (2009)

"Jurisprudencia del CIADI," Universidad del Pacifico, Lima, Peru (2009)

"The Latin American Energy Sector and Stability Protections," Arbitration in Industrial Sectors, ICC and the Committee on Brazilian Arbitration (CBar), São Paulo, Brazil (2009)

"Investment and Stability Protections in Comparative Perspective," Universidad del Pacífico and AmCham Peru International Arbitration Center, Lima, Peru (2009)

"Brazil and International Arbitration: A Comparative Assessment," American Society of International Law, Washington, DC (2009)

"Assessment and Valuation Methods," Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and Centro de Mediación y Arbitraje de Mexico (CANACO) Americas Workshop, Mexico City, Mexico (2009)

"50 Años de la Convención de Nueva York: Implicancias para América Latina," Seminario Internacional de la Nueva Ley de Arbitraje, Lima, Peru (2008)

"Organization and Procedure in Investment Arbitration: Successes in State Arbitration," UNCTAD/IDB Advanced Training Course on Managing Investment Disputes, San Jose, Costa Rica (2008)

"Insider Insights in Complex Energy Disputes," Brazilian Arbitration Committee/Institute for Transnational Arbitration, São Paulo, Brazil (2008)

"Investment Protections Under the Energy Charter Treaty," Conference on Arbitration Beyond Borders: Effective Strategies from the Experts, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania(2008)

"Winning a High-Stakes Energy Charter Treaty Case," Seminar on Energy Charter Treaty Arbitrations Against Sovereign States, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Washington, DC (2008)

"Latin American Dispute Resolution and International Lawyering," American Society of International Law, Washington, DC (2008)

"A Decade of Latin American Investment Arbitration," Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC (2008)

"Latin American Investment Treaties: How Effective, How Useful," Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, DC (2008)

"Investment Treaty Arbitration in the 21st Century," Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007)

"International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation," International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Washington, DC (2007)

"Current Legal Issues in Latin American Investment Treaty Arbitration," American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2007)

"Investment Treaty Protections for Outbound Brazilian Investments," Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007)

"The Efficacy of Latin American Investment Treaties," New York State Bar Association, Lima, Peru (2007)

"Litigation and Arbitration in a Globalized Legal Market," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2007)

"How to Handle an Oil and Gas Case: Special Evidentiary Issues," American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2007)

"Investment Arbitration in Latin America," American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2007)

"Seminario Nacional y Taller Especializado Sobre Controversias Inversionista-Estado," Lima, Peru (2007)

"Se acabó el Arbitraje en América Latina?" Peruvian Congress on International Arbitration, Lima, Peru(2007)

"Cross-Border Disputes from Argentina to Uzbekistan," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2007)

"Investment Protection and Litigation," Latin America Conference, International Bar Association, São Paulo, Brazil (2006)

"El Destino de Arbitraje en América Latina," San José, Costa Rica (2006)

"The Arbitration Challenge for Latin American Sovereigns," Florida Bar International Law Section, Miami, Florida (2006)

"Pan-American Arbitration Enforcement," International Centre for Dispute Resolution, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2006)

"Finality and Enforceability of International Arbitration Awards in Latin America," American Society of International Law and Penn State International Law Review, Washington, DC (2006)

"Beyond the Return of the Calvo Doctrine in Latin America," University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2006)

"How to Handle a Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration," American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2006)

"Arbitration in Latin America," Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2005)

"Emerging Issues in Latin American Arbitration and Dispute Resolution," Washington, DC (2005)

"Public International Law and Foreign Investment Practice," American Society of International Law, Washington, DC (2005)

"Redacción de Cláusulas de Arbitraje: Aspectos Jurídicos y Prácticos," Santiago, Chile (2005)

"The Privatization of International Dispute Resolution: Arbitration from Investment to Enforcement," Washington, DC (2005)

"The Lessons of International Law in Practice," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2004)

"Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Central and South America," World Trade Day Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi (2004)

"Advanced Techniques for Handling an International Arbitration Case," American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (2004)

"Latin American Investment Disputes: From NAFTA to the Chile FTA," Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (2003)

"International Legal Practice in the New Millennium," University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia (2002)

"International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Latin America," Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, California (2002)

"Arbitraje Expedito para la Solución de Incumplimientos de Pago," Centro de Mediación y Arbitraje Comercial, Cámara Nacional de Comercio, Mexico City, Mexico (2002)

"Minimizing the Legal Risks of Doing Business in Mexico," US Trade Delegation to Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico (2002)

"Mecanismos de Solución de Disputas," Administración de Disputas Internacionales en Negocios, Mexico City, Mexico (2002)

"Legal Aspects of the Mexican Aviation Market," Latin American and Caribbean Aviation Conference, Miami, Florida (2001)

"La Protección de los Derechos de Garantía," Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (Bancomext), Mexico City, Mexico (2001)

"International Trade and Dispute Mechanisms," Gulf States Trade Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi (2001)

"Toward the New Millennium," University of Virginia, The Rotunda Dome Room, Charlottesville, Virginia (1998)

Publications

Selected Publications and Press

"The Rise of Global Mediation" (with Michelle Grando) (2021)

"The Return of Investment Protections" (with Francisco Jijon and Pedro Izquierdo) (2021)

"Spanish Constitutional Court Limits the Scope of Review of Awards in Actions to Set Aside" White & Case (with Ignacio Madalena) (2021)

"International Arbitration: Friend or Foe of Corporations? Recent Rule Changes and Legal Developments," American University Business Law Review (2020)

"Navigating the Pandemic" (with Rafael Llano, et al and Alvaro J. Peralta et al) (2019)

"Here to Stay," Latin Lawyer (Moderator) (2019)

"ICSID continues to grow as Convention comes into force for Mexico" (with Rafael Llano, Alejandro Martínez de Hoz and Juan Pablo Hughes) (2018)

"Sovereign Debt Restructuring and the Global Financial Architecture," Bretton Woods: The Next 70 Years (with Pablo E. Guidotti) (2017)

"O modelo de proteção de investimentos do Brasil: os novos acordos internacionais, ACFI: passo à frente na promoção de investimentos?" (with Michelle Grando) (2016)

"Energy, Law, and Politics: The Energy Charter Treaty" (2015)

"Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific Trade Deals" (2015)

"The Future of Arbitration," Latin American Advisor (2015)

 "Oil and Gas Investment Disputes in Latin America" Latin Arbitration Law (with Michelle Grando) (2015)

"Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Free Trade Agreement of the Americas?" (featuring comments from an event hosted by the Inter-American Dialogue) (2015)

 "Arbitrator Challenges in Latin America," Challenges and Recusals of Judges and o in International Courts and Tribunals (with Francisco Jijon et al.) (2015)

"Oil and Gas Investment Disputes in Latin America" Latin Arbitration Law (with Michelle Grando) (2015)

"Brazil: Investment Promotion More than Protection," Latinvex (with Michelle Grando) (2015)

"International Lawyer," Practice Perspectives: Vault's Guide to Legal Practice Areas (2015)

"The Latin American Mythical Legends in Investment Arbitration," Investment and International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America: Hottest Issues, Country by Country (based on presentation at ICCA 2014 in Miami) (2015)

The Intersection of Investment and Trade," Global Arbitration Review (with Charles Rosenberg) (2014)

"Latin America Truth Commissions: Confronting the Past," White & Case (2014)

"A Half Century of Latin American Legal and Policy Analysis," surveying articles in the Virginia Journal of International Law, Latin Arbitration Law (2014)

"Latin Investment: Beyond ‘El No de Tokyo,'" surveying articles in the Virginia Journal of International Law (2014)

"Who Decides" (2014)

"Ecuador Treaties and International Ramifications," Latin American Law (with Francisco Jijon) (2014)

"Boom Times for Hosting Arbitrations," Focus Latin America, American Lawyer (quotations) (2014)

"El Rol de los Terceros está Evolucionando en el Arbitraje Internacional," Ámbito Jurídico  (2013)

"Investment Issues and the Multipolar World," Latin Arbitration Law (2013)

"Latin Seats Go Mano-a-Mano," Global Arbitration Review (summary of panel) (2013)

"ICSID growth continues as Canada ratifies and cases diversify," Lexology (with Andrew de Lotbinière McDougall QC, et al.) (2013)

"Latin American Arbitration and Investment Protections," Latin American Investment Protections (author/editor) (2012)

"A Brave New World?" American Lawyer, Michael D. Goldhaber (quotations) (2012)

"White & Case Assists Republic of Peru on Return of Machu Picchu Artifacts," White & Case (2011)

"Airport Deals Marks end of Quiport v. Ecuador," Global Arbitration Review (2011)

"Solving Complex Problems: Crisis Management, Complex Negotiations and the New Quito International Airport" (2011)

"The Era of Latin American Arbitral Institutions," The Inaugural Survey of Latin American Arbitral Institutions, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (editor) (2011)

"The Implications of La Brea y Pariñas" (2011)

"Rio de Janeiro and Beyond: Arbitration and Latin Investment" (regarding ICCA 2010 in Rio de Janeiro) (2010)

"Lawless Pirates And Vigilantes," Remarks on the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Virginia Journal of International Law (2010)

"Oil and the Energy Charter Treaty" (2009)

"50 años de la Convención de Nueva York: Implicancias para América Latina" (2009)

"Three Decades of Latin American Commercial Arbitration," University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law (2009)

"Developments in Latin American Arbitration Law," Transnational Dispute Management (2009)

"The New Financial Capital of the World," Latin Lawyer (quotations) (2009)

"The Compendium of Latin American Arbitration Law" (2009)

"Building the Hemispheric Growth Agenda: A New Framework for Policy," Report of the Trade Advisory Group, Council of the Americas (2009)

"Entry into Force of the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Stability Guarantees," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Dominican Republic and Peru: Arbitration Laws," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Development of the Union of South American Nations and Proposal for Regional Resolution of Energy Disputes," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Changes in Ecuador's Policy on Investment Treaties," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Arbitral Institutions in Latin America," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Survey of Trends in Latin American Arbitration," International Disputes Quarterly (2009)

"Latin America Disputes Q&A," Latin Business Chronicle (interview) (2009)

"A Decade of Latin American Investment Arbitration," Latin American Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Controversies and Conflicts (2008)

Ecuador, Latin America Energy Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue (2008)

"Managing Risks through International Dispute Resolution" (2008)

"What's Wrong with the System for Protecting International Investment?" Latin America Advisor/Latin Business Chronicle (2008)

"Latin America's Arbitration King," Legal Bisnow (interview) (2008)

"How Will Foreign Oil companies React to Correa's Decree," Inter-American Dialogue, Latin America Advisor Energy (2007)

"What Impact would Ecuador's non-renewal of the Treaty have on US Investment," Inter-American Dialogue Latin America Advisor Energy (2007)

"What are the Benefits and Costs for Bolivia of Pulling out of the ICSID," Inter-American Dialogue Latin America Advisor Energy (2007)

"Bolivian Investment Arbitration," Latin America Advisor (2007)

"Taking the Lead in Latin American Pro Bono," White & Case (2007 ) [Corrected name]

"Arbitration Gains in Once-Hostile Emerging Markets" (2007)

"‘¿Se Acabó el Arbitraje' En América Latina? La evolución del Arbitraje en el Perú y en América Latina," Arbitraje Comercial y Arbitraje de Inversión – El Arbitraje en el Perú y el Mundo (2007)

"Latin American Arbitration in Comparative Perspective," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"How Will Foreign Oil Cost React to Rafael Correa's Decree?" Latin America Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue (2007)

"Colombia, Panama and Peru: Status of US Trade Promotion Agreements," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Central America: Investor-State Dispute Resolution under DR-CAFTA," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Jurisdiction Where Investment Not Established ‘In Accordance With Law,'" International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Brazil: Enforcement of Arbitral Awards," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Mexico: Supreme Court Rules on the Principle of Kompetenz-Kompetenz," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Chile: Chilean Appellate Court Rules on Applicability of International Arbitration Law," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Ecuador," Latin America Energy Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue (2007)

"Peruvian Constitutional Court Rules on Arbitral Jurisdiction," International Disputes Quarterly (2007)

"Ecuador threatens to pull out of US BIT," Latin Lawyer (2007)

"Protecting Cross-Border Investments," Viewpoints Americas, Council of the Americas (2007)

"Protecting Latin American Investments," Americas Society News & Views (2007)

"What plans does Lula have for Energy Policy in his Second Term," Inter-American Dialogue Latin America Advisor Energy (2006)

 "Latin American Energy Disputes," Latin America Energy Advisor, Inter-American Dialogue (2006)

"Latin American Investment Treaties," Latin America Energy Advisor (2006)

 "The Lessons of International Law in Practice," Virginia Journal of International Law (2004)

"International Legal Practice in the New Millennium" (2002)

"Enforcement of Judgments and Arbitral Awards in Latin America," International Dispute Resolution Newsletter (2002)

"Dispute Resolution in Latin America" (2002)

"Brazil Ratifies New York Convention," International Dispute Resolution (2002)

"Alternative Dispute Resolution in Mexico" (2002)

"Developments in Latin America," International Dispute Resolution, White & Case LLP (2002)

"Brazilian Supreme Court Upholds 1996 Arbitration Law," International Dispute Resolution Newsletter (2002)

"The Role of Law and the Rule of Media and Politics in International Affairs," American Journal of International Law (2002)

"Agents of International Discourse," Virginia Journal of International Law (Fortieth Anniversary Issue), David J. Bederman (2002)

"Alternative Dispute Resolution Gains Acceptance in Mexico," International Dispute Resolution (2002)

"The Privatization of Rules of Decision in International Commercial Arbitration," Liber Amicorum, Karl Heinz Böckstiegel, Charles N. Brower, (2001)

"Ethics Code for Mexican Mediators," International Dispute Resolution (2000)

"Arbitration and Industry Custom and Practice," International Dispute Resolution (2000)

"Arbitration Provision Interpreted and Upheld Based on Textile Industry Custom and Practice," International Dispute Resolution (2000)

"Emerging Markets v. Emerging Democracies" (1999)

"Privatization and the Risk of Populism" (1998)

"International Arbitration as a Component of Latin American Reforms" (1997)

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Awards and Recognition

Global Leader
Who's Who Legal 2021

Best Lawyers 2021

Leading Lawyers,
International Arbitration
Legal 500 USA 2021

Leading Individuals,
International Arbitration
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration in Mexico
Legal 500 Latin America 2021

International Arbitration (Nationwide)
International Arbitration
(Foreign Expertise)
Chambers USA 2021

International Arbitration
Chambers Latin America 2021

International Arbitration
Chambers Global 2021

GAR 30 Recognition
Advocate of the Year
(Prior Global Nominee)

LL 250 Recognition
Latin Lawyer 2020

Top 100 Lawyers
Latinvex 2021