Sol Czerwonko is a litigation associate in the firm’s New York office who focuses her practice on international arbitration and litigation. She is a member of the firm’s International Dispute Resolution and Latin America Practice Groups.

Ms. Czerwonko joined Debevoise in 2017. Prior to coming to the U.S. for her LL.M., she was an associate in the arbitration and energy department of a leading law firm in Argentina.

Ms. Czerwonko’s recent representations include complex disputes involving international investment treaties, shareholder disputes, infrastructure projects, oil & gas projects and the retail industry. She has experience advising clients across multiple jurisdictions and representing parties in arbitrations under the auspices of the ICSID and ICC, and in litigations in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She has an active pro bono practice focused on helping individuals from underserved Latin American communities with immigration-related matters in the United States. She has also worked on a public international law matter involving an investigation on human rights violations in North Korean non-political prisons.

Ms. Czerwonko is an LL.M. graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was awarded the Dean’s Graduate Award, a merit-based tuition award granted to master students who demonstrated significant academic promise and achievement. Ms. Czerwonko received her J.D. from Austral University in Argentina, where she was the youngest graduate in her class and obtained the highest GPA achieved by any law student in almost a decade. She was also the recipient of the Gold Medal Award, the Excellence in Private Law Award, and the Best Research Paper Award. In addition, the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires awarded Ms. Czerwonko the Academic Excellence in Legal Studies Award and she was selected by Santander Rio Bank to receive the Academic Merit Award.

Ms. Czerwonko is admitted to practice law in New York and Buenos Aires. She is also admitted to appear before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. She is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in English. She is a member of Arbitral Women, Women Way in Arbitration (WWA) and Young Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and the Asociación Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (ALArb).

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Universidad Austral, J.D. Equivalent

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Buenos Aires