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Michael Rodríguez

Associate

Washington, D.C.

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Michael Rodríguez

Associate

Washington, D.C.

Michael Rodríguez Martínez is an Associate at Allen & Overy LLP’s International Arbitration Group. Michael’s practice centers on advising sovereigns in investment arbitration disputes, and corporate clients in commercial disputes.

Michael’s experience includes investment arbitrations at ICSID and the PCA, and commercial arbitrations at the ICC. His cases have encompassed transportation, employment, energy, infrastructure, banking, and trademark disputes, and have involved interpretation of international, foreign, and domestic law. Michael is natively fluent in English and Spanish. Most of his practice has involved reading and drafting in Spanish, interpreting Latin American law, and working with Latin American experts and witnesses in Spanish.

Michael also maintains a domestic litigation practice and clerked for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan at United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is admitted to the practice of law in the District of Columbia and Florida.

In law school, he participated in the Moot Madrid Spanish-language international commercial arbitration moot. He recently coached the University of Miami in the Foreign Direct Investment Moot, which focuses on investment arbitration. His team reached the final hearing of the global rounds and won second place.

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Office

Washington, D.C.

Allen & Overy LLP
1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: District of Columbia Bar, 2019

Admitted: The Florida Bar, 2018

Academic

J.D./LL.M., Law and International Arbitration (summa cum laude, order of the coif), University of Miami School of Law, 2017

B.A., European Studies, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009