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GAR 2019 Rosette

Ranked in the top 30 firms worldwide by Global Arbitration Review.

Chambers Global 2019 firm

Ranked a market-leading International Arbitration practice by Chambers Global Global-wide.


  • The American Lawyer: Arbitration Scorecard (2015)

    Ranked #1 globally as the top law firm in the world for international arbitration in the most recent Arbitration Scorecard.*
    * based on the number of high-value arbitrations handled by the firm.
  • Global Arbitration Review 2019

    Recognized as one of the top 30 firms world wide by Global Arbitration Review since 2012
  • American Lawyer: Diversity Scorecard 2020

    Curtis has featured one of the top firms for diversity of the largest 200 firms since 2012.
  • Chambers & Partners

    Ranked as a market-leading International Arbitration practice by Chambers Global Global-wide; regionally within the USA-wide, Latin America-wide, and Africa-wide categories; as well as in France, Italy, Mexico, Oman, and Kazakhstan country-specific categories.
  • One of the top law firms for representing States as respondents in ICSID cases.*
    *based on registered cases on the ICSID website
  • World Trademark Review 1000 (2019)

Ranked among the top firms in New York for Trademark Enforcement and Litigation, “Curtis has dynamite lawyers, who run an all-encompassing trademark and brands practice with impressive international reach.”

  • Law 360 – Global 20 (2015)

Ranked among the top 20 international law firms considered to have “the biggest global presence and handled the largest, most significant and groundbreaking international and cross-border matters over the past year.”

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Legal 500 International Arbitration (USA, EMEA, Latin-America, Asia-Pacific)

Ranked among the top International Arbitration practices in the world. Quoted as 'a sophisticated arbitration practice', which routinely represents sovereign states in high-stakes disputes. Leveraging 'an excellent ability to cut through challenges and make a case clearly and concisely' (2019)

Ranked in International Arbitration for: USA, Latin America, Italy, France, Mexico, Oman, Kazakhstan and UAE.

Latin Lawyer 250 2020 Rosette

Latin Lawyer 250

Curtis was recognized as a Recommended Firm by Latin Lawyer 250 in its 22nd edition in 2020.


  • LegalCommunity.it Arbitration Firm of the Year 2017

Curtis was awarded Arbitration Firm of the Year at the LegalCommunity.it Awards, a prestigious national legal award in Italy.

  • Corporate Turnaround Deal of 2019 (Large Segments)

Restructuring and Recapitalization of American Tire Distributors. Curtis represented Pirelli North America, Inc.

  • Cross Border Special Situation M&A Deal of the Year 2018 (Large Mid Markets)

Macquarie Capital and Techint Engineering’s acquisition and financing of Norte III project from Abengoa. Curtis represented Bancomext.

Top Legal Industry Awards 2019

Top Legal

Curtis won TopLegal Award 2016 for its Oil and Gas practice in Italy, a prestigious national legal award in Italy.