Reed Smith’s international arbitration practice international arbitration practice spans the globe. With offices in the world’s leading arbitral seats, including Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Miami, New York, Paris and Singapore, the firm is strongly positioned to represent clients in international business disputes.
Astigarraga represents companies in a variety of industries including in disputes stemming from concession agreements, construction contracts, distribution agreements, investment & other financial disputes, joint ventures, licensing arrangements, petrochemical contracts and projects, power/energy projects, shareholder agreements, state contracts and investment disputes. He is based in Miami.
According to Latinvex, Astigarraga holds a position of immense respect in the Latin American arbitration market. He uses his “exceptional knowledge” of arbitration matters to “assist an array of prestigious corporate clients with highly sophisticated commercial and investor-state arbitration cases throughout the region,” one testimonial states. He led the firm’s international arbitration practice from 2017 through 2021. He received a Band 1 ranking from Chambers Latin America for international arbitration in 2023.
Rivero is head of Reed Smith’s Latin America business team and a former co-head of the firm’s international arbitration practice. He advises clients around the world on complex commercial, commodities, construction, energy, joint venture, mining, oil and gas, and renewable disputes – with a particular focus on Latin America. Latinvex praises his arbitration work and his enforcement of multimillion-dollar arbitral awards.
He “has an impressive track record in international arbitrations concerning energy construction projects,” a Latinvex testimonial says. “His ability to fluently speak both English and Spanish contributes to his substantial profile in Latin America.” Rivero is based in Houston.
This is Astigarraga’s 11th time, and Rivero’s ninth time, being included in this Latinvex directory.