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Francisco A. Rodriguez is a partner in the Global Commercial Disputes Group of Reed Smith’s Miami office and serves as the firm’s vice-chair of International Arbitration (US). He focuses his practice on cross-border disputes and international arbitration and litigation.  With a focus on Latin America, Francisco represents multinational companies in the defence, financial, infrastructure, energy (e.g., oil drilling rights), biotech, software, media, and hospitality sectors in complex civil and common law matters.


  • Georgetown University Law Center, 2003, J.D.
  • University of Miami, 2000, B.A., cum laude

  • Distrito de Columbia
  • Florida
  • Nueva York

  • Adjunct professor of law, Florida International University Law Center

  • Honorable Adalberto Jordan, U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Ranked in Chambers Global for USA International Arbitration: Counsel, 2023-2024
  • “Highly recommended” in 2023 edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 – Litigation
  • “Highly recommended” in 2023 edition of the Latin Lawyer 250 – Arbitration
  • Recognized in Chambers USA for Nationwide International Arbitration: Counsel, 2021-2022
  • Recognized in the International category, Super Lawyers, 2017-2022
  • Florida’s top lawyers in the International Arbitration – Commercial category, Best Lawyers in America
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for International Arbitration - Commercial, 2015-2024 and for Arbitration, 2018-2024. Named "Lawyer of the Year" for International Arbitration - Commercial, 2023