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Winston & Strawn LLP

1700 L STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON DC 20006, USA
Tel:
Work +1 202 282 5000
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Fax +1 202 371 5950
Email:
Web:
www.winston.com

Eric Bloom

Tel:
Work (202) 282-5743
Email:
Web:
www.winston.com/en/who-we-are/attorneys/bloom-eric-w.html
Winston & Strawn LLP

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International Arbitration and Litigation

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https://www.winston.com/en/who-we-are/attorneys/bloom-eric-w.html


Latin America: International firms

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Winston & Strawn LLP  is particularly experienced in acting for a mix of sovereign states, state-owned entities and investors. Recent highlights include representing Dominion Minerals in its claims against the Republic of Panama concerning the treatment and protection of investments in a copper and gold concession, and acting for the Republic of Ecuador in a series of long-running disputes, including its multibillion-dollar arbitration with Chevron and Texaco. Key practitioners include Ricardo UgarteEric Bloom and Julissa Reynoso, but the team lost Tomas Leonard  to Greenberg Traurig LLP in 2018.

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United States: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Winston & Strawn LLP has vast expertise in commercial arbitration concentrated in the energy, and the oil and gas sectors. Led by Ricardo Ugarte, who splits his time between London and Chicago, the team is acting for the Republic of Ecuador in a $9.5m UNCITRAL arbitration proceeding instigated by Chevron Corporation and Texaco Petroleum Company. It is also representing the Republic of Haiti in certain investment treaty matters. Also recommended are Washington DC-based Eric Bloom (‘great team leader’) and Julissa Reynoso, who is based in New York. Tomás Leonard and Nicole Silver left the Washington DC office to join Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

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