Jose Sanchez > Vinson & Elkins LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10103-0040
United States

Work Department

International Dispute Resolution & Arbitration




Jose F. Sanchez handles international arbitration matters in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, under the laws of numerous jurisdictions across the globe, with emphasis in New York and Latin America, under the ICC, ICSID, ICDR, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce Rules. Jose’s practice focuses mostly on infrastructure, energy, investor-state relationships, and post-acquisition disputes, and he also has significant experience on disputes involving Intellectual Property rights and disputes related to the hospitality industry. In addition to acting as counsel, Jose has also served as arbitrator in cases handled by several institutions.

Jose also handles cross-border litigation issues related to arbitration, mostly in the Second and Fifth Circuits, such as enforcement of arbitration and forum selection clauses, choice of law clauses, foreign judgments, and arbitration awards.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

The ‘highly intelligent and creative‘ practice at Vinson & Elkins LLP stands out for its specialist focus on energy, infrastructure development and construction disputes. The team secures a steady stream of both commercial arbitration and investor-state disputes and acts for the full range of private and public companies, sovereign states and state-owned entities. James Loftis drives the international dispute resolution practice from Houston and is widely recognized for his skill sets in the oil and gas and construction spheres. In New York, Camilo Cardozo demonstrates ‘huge experience and knowledge‘ and is noted for his focus on Latin America-related matters. Counsel José Sanchez also has a significant LatAm dimension to his practice.

Latin America: International firms > International arbitration

(Rising stars)

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(Next Generation Partners)

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Houston-based James Loftis leads a Vinson & Elkins LLP international arbitration team that provides ‘clear, precise and well-founded solutions’ for its clients in both commercial and investor-state matters. The ‘excellentCamilo Cardozo in New York is a key contact for Latin America work, with London-based Nick Henchie known for his extensive construction industry expertise. Up-and-coming New York-based partner José F Sanchez handles arbitral matters in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, and has experience of ICC, ICSID, ICDR, LCIA, UNCITRAL and Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce rules – particularly as regards infrastructure, energy, investor-state relationships, and post-acquisition disputes.