In this chapter, WWL is proud to present 17 of Florida’s top arbitration lawyers. They have been carefully selected for their outstanding expertise and experience in commercial and investment arbitration proceedings.
Most Highly Regarded
José Astigarraga at Reed Smith is identified as “a big name in the jurisdiction” with three decades of experience handling domestic and international disputes.
The “fantastic” Luis O’Naghten of Hughes Hubbard & Reed earns extensive recommendations as “an effective communicator” with more than 30 years of experience in international arbitration matters.
Nicolas Swerdloff is a respected dispute resolution specialist. He is highly sought after for his extensive experience in finance, joint venture, securities and sports disputes.
Domenico Di Pietro of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner is acclaimed for his stellar international arbitration practice which encompasses commercial and investment treaty disputes under institutional rules.
C Ryan Reetz is “a tremendously bright and experienced lawyer who is always calm and collected”. He is well versed at representing clients in ICSID arbitration proceedings.
Daniel González at Hogan Lovells is recognised as “a leader in the field” thanks to his “expansive knowledge of investor-state arbitration issues”.
Richard Lorenzo enjoys praise as “an excellent practitioner who has built an important and prominent arbitration practice in Miami”. He is vastly experienced at handling cross-border disputes for clients across the US, Latin America and Europe.
Adolfo Jimenez with Holland & Knight is “a very smart, calm and fair counsel and arbitrator”. He leads the firm’s international arbitration and litigation group, and regularly acts for clients in maritime and infrastructure disputes.
Diego Gosis with GST is lauded as “a reliable lawyer in complicated cases with a Latin American focus”. He frequently acts as both counsel and arbitrator in disputes under ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules.
International arbitrator J Eloy Anzola is a distinguished name in the Floridian market thanks to his extensive experience as arbitrator in domestic and international disputes under ICC, ICDR and CACC rules.
John Rooney Jr at the Law Office of John H Rooney Jr is “an extraordinarily talented arbitrator” who impresses with his “encyclopaedic knowledge”.
Independent practitioner Ava Borrasso is a go-to name for international commercial arbitrations, and has over 30 years of experience as counsel and arbitrator.
Akerman’s Rebeca Mosquera receives plaudits for being “thorough, committed and extremely good with clients”. Sources note, “Her attention to the human element separates her from the competition.”