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GLOBALIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Start/End Thursday, October 24, 2013 12:10 PM EDT -- 01:10 PM EDT
Location Name JG 102A

Join the Latino/a Law Students Association and the Columbia International Arbitration Association for a discussion on Globalization and International Dispute Resolution with Mr. Martinez-Fraga, a partner in DLA Piper's international arbitration and litigation practice. Based in Miami, he is the firm's Coordinator of International Disputes for Latin America and Florida.

His more notable representations include serving as lead US counsel on behalf of the Republic of Chile in the case against former Chilean President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, and Senator pour vie Augusto Pinochet. He also has represented the Republic of Argentina, the Republic of Guatemala, the Republic of El Salvador, the Federated Republic of Brazil, the
Republic of Ecuador, the Republic of Honduras, St. Kitts & Nevis and instrumentalities of the Kingdom of Spain. Mr. Martinez-Fraga maintains an active international human rights practice and has served as lead counsel in a landmark 2003 case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. In 2007, he was accepted as Of Counsel to represent defendants and victims at
the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Mr. Martinez-Fraga currently serves as a member of the Center for Human Rights Advisory Counsel of the American Bar Association.


Contact: Mayra Joachin, mbj2119@columbia.edu