Experience

    • A leading global engineering and project management company in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising out of the construction of a multibillion dollar LNG plant.
    • A major insurance company seeking to enforce contract rights related to a $5 billion M&A transaction in an ICC arbitration.
    • Perenco Ecuador in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, winning a record-breaking award worth $435 million — the largest award issued against Ecuador in connection with Law 42. The arbitration was commenced as a result of the Republic of Ecuador’s unilateral increase of its participation to 99% of all revenues from oil sales above a fixed “reference price” and its declaration that Perenco’s contracts had come to an end.
    • Macau-based Sanum Investments and Netherlands-based Lao Holdings, NV in bilateral investment treaty arbitration claims against the Government of Laos.
    • A former government official of an African nation in FCPA and money laundering charges in the Southern District of New York.
    • A large private equity firm and its portfolio companies in conducting an anti-corruption and trade compliance risk assessment and in advising on enhanced policies, procedures and controls.

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law – Newark, 2008, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 2000, B.A.

Languages

  • Spanish