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EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, LL.M. in International Business and Trade law, magna cum laude

Singapore Management University, (Exchange Program)

LUISS Guido Carli University, J.D. (Laurea in Giurisprudenza), major in International Law, summa cum laude

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

New York

LANGUAGES

English
Italian
Spanish
French
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Elena Rizzo
Associate
New York
PHONE: +1 212-696-6019
FAX: +1 212-697-1559
 

Elena Rizzo is an associate in the Litigation group, where she focuses her practice on cross-border commercial litigation and international arbitration, particularly in connection with oil and gas disputes.

Prior to joining Curtis, Ms. Rizzo served as a case counsel at the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), where she administered complex international arbitrations.

While in law school, Ms. Rizzo was awarded the Edward and Elizabeth Hawk Prize, conferred to the graduate with the highest overall academic performance, and the Robert Schuman Prize, awarded to the highest achiever in European Union law coursework. Having studied in the United States and Italy, Ms. Rizzo has knowledge of both common law and civil law systems.

In addition to English, Ms. Rizzo is fluent in Italian, Spanish, and French. She regularly consults with clients and conducts legal research in these languages.

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Young ICCA
ICDR Young & International

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