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Rebeca joined Reed Smith in 2022 and is a senior associate in the New York office of Reed Smith. She is a dual-qualified attorney in the Republic of Panama and New York, with almost a decade of experience in investor-state disputes and international commercial arbitrations. Rebeca has a strong background in renewable energy and oil & gas from her time at Shell Oil (Alaska), as well as experience in the infrastructure, construction, technology, real estate and telecommunications industries.

She regularly represents clients in international disputes under various arbitration rules, including those of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investments Disputes (ICSID), the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), UNCITRAL, and ad hoc proceedings. She is also listed as an arbitrator.


  • American University, Washington College of Law, 2018, Certification in International Investment Arbitration
  • New York University School of Law, 2013, LL.M., International Business Regulations, Litigation and Arbitration
  • University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011, Master, M. Sc. in Project Management
  • Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua, 2005, LL.B., magna cum laude

  • Nueva York
  • Republic of Panama

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • State Superior Court - New York

  • Vice Chair of the International Arbitration Committee of the ABA International Law Section (2023 – 2024)
  • Redacting committee member, Asociación Latinoamericana de Arbitraje (ALARB) Arbitral Glossary
  • New York Arbitration Week 2022, Organizing Committee
  • ArbitralWomen, Board Member
  • ICC YAF Representative North America
  • American Bar Association
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), Member
  • The Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI), Membership Task Force

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Included in the Jus Connect 2023 Powerlist of Most Active Female Arbitration Lawyers
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list for Commercial Litigation, 2023
  • Who’s Who Legal, Listed for ‘Most Highly Regarded’ international arbitration non-partner in the Americas, 2022
  • New York Law Journal Rising Star, 2021.
  • Who’s Who Legal, Listed for Arbitration Future Leaders - Non Partners, 2020, 2021, 2022.
  • Latinvex, Listed as one of Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers for Arbitration & Litigation, 2019-2023
  • Human Rights’ 2019 Human Rights Volunteer Award and the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s 2019 Arthur C. Helton Memorial Human Rights Award, 2019.