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News 03 Jan. 2018
New York, January 1, 2018– Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert B. Garcia and Julia B. Mosse to partner, and Simon Batifort and Arianna Sánchez Galindo to counsel in its New York office:
Mr. Robert B. Garcia is a commercial litigator with notable experience representing foreign States and state-owned entities in ICC and ICSID arbitrations, as well as in various federal courts in the U.S., including the Supreme Court. He was a member of the Curtis team that successfully represented PDVSA in the first Supreme Court case to address the expropriation exception to immunity under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (“FSIA”), and he has been active in various ICC arbitrations on behalf of the National Oil Corporation of Libya. He was promoted to counsel in January 2017. Prior to joining Curtis as an associate in 2008, Mr. Garcia litigated numerous cases in the courts of the State of New York at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Garcia is fluent in both English and Spanish. He obtained his J.D. from George Washington University Law School and his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.
Ms. Julia B. Mosse represents clients in complex civil litigation and arbitration throughout the United States and internationally. She has acted as counsel in high-stakes commercial and business-related disputes, securities industry fraud cases and government investigations, and bankruptcy litigation. She has wide-ranging experience representing individuals and corporations in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, as well as before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and the Department of Justice (DOJ). Ms. Mosse also has significant experience representing foreign states and state-owned entities in litigation in federal courts throughout the United States. Ms. Mosse attained her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and her B.A. from Middlebury College.
Mr. Simon Batifort has acted as counsel in numerous high-stakes arbitrations, including ExxonMobil v. Venezuela, in which Curtis secured the largest annulment in ICSID history (US$1.4 billion), and Vodafone v. India, an UNCITRAL arbitration which has been widely covered in GAR and the Indian press. He frequently writes on topics of international law and arbitration, and recently co-authored an article on the interpretation of MFN clauses in investment treaties, which is forthcoming in the American Journal of International Law. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Brooklyn Law School. A French national, Mr. Batifort is dual-qualified in Paris and New York and holds an LL.M. from NYU School of Law and law degrees from Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) and the University of Montpellier. He was recognized among the Most Highly Regarded attorneys in Who’s Who Legal-Arbitration: Future Leaders 2018.
Ms. Arianna Sánchez has expertise in international arbitration and international corporate transactions. She has been a key member of the Curtis team in several notable ICSID arbitrations, including ExxonMobil v. Venezuela and Tidewater v. Venezuela, as well as in several international commercial arbitrations. Prior to joining Curtis, she worked at an international law firm in New York and taught at the Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Spain. A Mexican national, Ms. Sánchez is fluent in English and Spanish, and dual-qualified in New York and Mexico. Ms. Sánchez holds a Juridical Science Doctor degree and an LL.M. degree from Stanford Law School, where she was a Fulbright Scholar, as well as an M.A. degree in Economics from Stanford University.
Robert B. García
Julia B. Mosse