Katya Hartl is an associate in the International Arbitration Practice Group in Paris. She has recently completed a secondment to our Washington DC office. Katya has experience representing both private corporations and public entities, and her practice includes investor-State, commercial and construction arbitration across a variety of industries.
Prior to joining White & Case in 2019, Katya gained experience in arbitration at a major law firm in Buenos Aires.
Katya has regularly been involved in pro bono work in the area of public international law and legal education service programs, including acting on behalf of the victims' families in a precedent-setting case before the Inter-American Human Rights System.
Recent representations include:
Representing a European company in an ICSID arbitration arising out of a telecommunications project in a Latin American country;
Representing a leading European buyer of gas in an ad hoc arbitration over supply disruptions relating to the war in Ukraine;
Advising a contractor in relation to a dispute concerning the operation of a telecommunications project in an African country;
Representing a leading European buyer of gas in an ad hoc arbitration relating to the price of gas under a long-term supply contract and further price review negotiations;
Representing an international investment company in an ICC arbitration concerning the multi-billion euro sale of a major European retailer;
Representing a European construction company in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a hydroelectric project in a Latin American country;
Representing an Eastern European government employer in a number of ICC arbitration proceedings arising out of different road infrastructure projects; and
Advising international investors in relation to potential claims under bilateral investment treaties and the ICSID Convention.