Proskauer partner Ana Vermal is a quadrilingual common law and civil law litigator specializing in international arbitration.
Ana acts as both counsel and arbitrator in complex international arbitrations involving corporations from around the world with respect to disputes arising out of their cross-border business transactions. Ana has vast experience assisting companies in disputes relating to M&A transactions, joint venture and shareholder relationships, distribution agreements and licensing contracts, among others. Ana handles arbitral proceedings under the rules of all major arbitral institutions.
Since 2018, Ana sits on the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). In that capacity, Ana participates in the Court’s judicial supervision of ICC arbitrations, including the appointment of arbitrators, decisions on challenges against arbitrators and the scrutiny and approval of ICC arbitral awards
Ana’s practice also involves the representation of companies before courts in both France and the United States, particularly in connection with the enforcement or challenge of arbitral awards.
The wealth of Ana’s legal and cultural experience is highly sought after by corporations with cross-border activities and disputes. Ana is qualified to practice in both New York and Paris. An Argentine national, she has lived in Germany, Spain, the United States and France, and is fluent in English, French, Spanish and German.
Ana is a frequent speaker on international arbitration topics and serves as the Argentine representative to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.
Ana is both an Argentine and Spanish national.