[PAST EVENT] Globalization & the Americas: Intersection of International Development & Disputes
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- Free food
- Open to the public
Join International Law Society and Latino Law Students Association in discussing international arbitration and development in Latin America with Jonathan Hamilton on Thursday, April 11th during the lunch hour in Room 127.
Mr. Hamilton is Partner and Head of Latin American Arbitration for White & Case and a leading authority on international arbitration and investment, complex negotiations, and crisis management. Individually recognized as one of the top lawyers in his field in the world, Mr. Hamilton was one of ten lawyers worldwide nominated as Global Arbitration Review Advocate of the Year.
Over the past two decades, Mr. Hamilton has successfully advised on some of the most critical economic and legal issues of the era in Latin America and beyond, such as the development of the new Ecuador international airport, the Peruvian energy sector, the Bolivian mining sector, the Latin America pension fund sector and the Panama Canal expansion, as well as the recuperation of the cultural patrimony of Machu Picchu.
Based in Washington, DC, and Latin America, Mr. Hamilton started his career at White & Case in the New York office, spent several years in the Mexico City office and also worked as a visiting foreign associate in Lima. He also worked as an assistant to legal fiction author John Grisham and as a federal law clerk. He has served on the boards of the US-Mexico Foundation, the Vance Center for International Justice, the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and on foreign policy and international election working groups, reflecting his deep experience in public affairs.