Justin Jacinto is a partner in the firm’s International Arbitration group. His practice focuses on investment treaty arbitration, international commercial arbitration, and public international law disputes. Mr. Jacinto also has experience with project finance and development matters.
Mr. Jacinto has served as counsel to States, national oil corporations, sovereign wealth funds and other state-owned entities, and private companies in arbitrations under institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules, including those of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
Mr. Jacinto has acted in investment and contractual disputes across a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, mining, telecommunications, transport, and banking and financial services, and has particular expertise in disputes relating to divestitures, exploration and production sharing agreements, concession agreements, and licensing matters, and in international tax disputes.
Mr. Jacinto previously worked in the World Bank’s Latin America & Caribbean department where he focused on infrastructure investment and environmental policy and management. He has also been a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, an assistant to a U.S. Congressman, and a White House intern, and served on the Board of Directors of Results for Development, an international development focused non-profit organization.
Mr. Jacinto is additionally an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center teaching an international investment law course.
American Society of International Law
International Organizations Interest Group, Vice-Chair
American Bar Association
International Bar Association
European Society of International Law