• Investor-State Disputes

    • A South American State in an ICSID investment dispute with two mining companies relating to the enforcement of domestic regulations.
    • A South American State in an UNCITRAL investment dispute with a foreign mining company relating to the reversion of mining assets to the State.
    • A Central European energy company in an ICSID investment dispute with a Central European State concerning corporate control of an energy company.
    • A Central European energy company in an UNCITRAL proceeding with a Central European State concerning corporate control of an energy company.
    • A Central European State in an UNCITRAL investment dispute with a company relating to regulation in the gambling sector.
    • A Central European State in an UNCITRAL investment dispute with a foreign company relating to the privatization of a formerly State-owned construction company.
    • A South American State in an ICSID investment dispute with a foreign oil company relating to the termination of an oil contract.
    • A South American State in an UNCITRAL investment dispute with a foreign mining company relating to the termination of a mining project.
    • A South American State in an UNCITRAL investment dispute with a foreign oil company arising from domestic litigation

    Internet Governance

    • An internet company in an Independent Review Process against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers under the ICDR Rules regarding the failure to delegate a top level internet domain name for political reasons.
    • An internet company in an Independent Review Process against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers under the ICDR Rules regarding the rejection of a community-based application for a top level internet domain name.

    Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

    • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2012, cum laude
    • University of California, Los Angeles, Ph.D., 2015
    • University of California, Los Angeles, C. Phil, 2008
    • University of California, Los Angeles, M.A., 2008
    • Tufts University, B.A., 2003, summa cum laude
    • District of Columbia
    • New York
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Rule of Law and International Investment Law Committee of the International Law Association
    • Board of Directors of the International Law Association (American Branch)
    • Co-chair of the International Law Association (American Branch) Investment Law Committee
    • ISDA Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Group
    • American Society of International Law
    • Corruption Findings and Investment Law - ASIL Biennial Conference on International Economic Law, Miami, FL (February 14, 2020)
    • Investment Law and Human Rights: Friends, Strangers, or Enemies? - University of Virginia, (November 12, 2019)
    • Investment Law and Human Rights: Friends, Strangers, or Enemies? - ILA American Branch International Law Weekend, Washington, D.C. (October 4, 2019)
    • Document Production is a Useful Tool in International Arbitration - Freshfields-ASIL Young Arbitrator Debate Series, Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2019)
    • Resolving Corruption Allegations in International Arbitration: Practical Challenges - Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (April 15, 2019)
    • Negotiation of Treaties for the Promotion and Protection of Foreign Investment - Dechert LLP - The Embassy Law Series (April 10, 2019)
    • What to do about Corruption Allegations? Debating the Options for Investment Law - Georgetown International Arbitration Society and ILA American Branch Investment Law Committee, Washington, DC (February 19, 2019) 
    • Is Investment Arbitration in Serious Danger? — International Law Association American Branch, New York, NY (October 19, 2018)
    • Investment Arbitration, Human Rights Defenses, and the Transformation of International Law —Joint North American Conference on International Economic Law incorporating the 2018 ASIL IEcLIG Biennial, Montreal (September 21-22, 2018)
    • Investor-State Dispute Settlement as a Norm Generating System — Harvard International Law Journal 2018 Symposium: Frontiers of International Law, Harvard Law School (March 31, 2018)
    • Resolver Conflictos entre el Derecho de los Derechos Humanos y el de Inversión - Inversión Extranjera y Arbitraje de Inversiones en Colombia: Retos y Oportunidades para el País y la Región — Universidad de los Andes (March 21, 2018)
    • Practical and Strategic Dimensions of Counterclaims in Investor-State Arbitration — Georgetown International Arbitration Society and International Law Association American Branch Investment Law Committee, Washington, DC (February 13, 2018)
    • Georgetown University Latin American Conference —Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2017)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution CLE Seminar (March 16, 2017)
    • Review and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards — Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2015)
    • Extraordinary Reparations, Legitimacy, and the Inter-American Court — American Society of International Law Midyear Meeting and Research Forum, Chicago, Illinois (November 8, 2014)
    • The Future of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives — Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogotá, Colombia (August 26, 2013)
    • Transformative Reparations: A Social Repair Framework — Foro Fulbright Seminar Series, Bogotá, Colombia