Raquel Martinez Sloan
Raquel is an associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Group, where she represents foreign sovereigns and private parties in complex arbitration matters. She has experience representing clients in disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ("ICSID") and other major arbitral forums pursuant to bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty.
Raquel is an active member of various arbitration associations and is an Advisory Board Member of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, as well as the Associate Editor for the ITA in Review, the law journal of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration. She is also a leader in a number of legal and charitable organizations, and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia’s Professional Development Committee.
During law school, Raquel worked in Singapore as a summer law clerk to Christopher Lau S.C., one of Singapore's leading arbitrators on major domestic and international commercial and investor-State arbitrations. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. An engaged student on the Berkeley Law campus, she served as the President of the La Raza Law Students Association, the organization for Latinx law students, and was a recipient of the Honorable Cruz Reynoso Fellowship Award.