Event 27 May. 2021
Curtis Partners Speak at the Fifth ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration
Event 19 May. 2021
Partners Timi Balogun and Marc Hammerson to speak on Nigeria's update to its oil and gas legislation at webinar hosted by AIPN
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 31 Mar. 2021
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration’s India ADR Week
News 13 May. 2021
Curtis New York Partner Leads Brussels Expansion
News 22 Apr. 2021
Curtis Practices and Attorneys Gain Recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021
Event 16 Jun. 2021
Partners Luciana Ricart and Fernando Tupa Speak at Workshop on Hearings in International Arbitration in The Arbanza School of Arbitration Course
Event 13 May. 2021
Curtis Partners Speak about How Chapter 11 Impacts Mexican Companies
Event 02 Jun. 2021
Co-Head of the Tax Department, Marco Blanco and Tax Partner, Olga Beloded teach a three day course on International Taxation as part of The Executive LLM Program conducted by The DIFC and University of Paris II – Assas in Dubai.
News 05 Feb. 2021
London partners Charles Buderi and Luciana Ricart part of team securing absolute victory for the UAE at the International Court of Justice
Event 27 Apr. 2021
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila speaks on Recent Developments in International Commercial & Investment Arbitration in North America
News 31 Mar. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Elected to the Executive Council of the American Society of International Law
Client Alert 06 Apr. 2021
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Juan Perla’s practice focuses on international litigation and arbitration, including investor-state disputes in which he represents foreign states and state-owned entities, and complex commercial disputes between private parties.
Mr. Perla is experienced in litigation in U.S. courts, from the critical motions stage through the appellate litigation process including before the Supreme Court. He clerked for Judge L. Felipe Restrepo of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge C. Darnell Jones II of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
He is also experienced in international arbitration under the rules of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). Together with partners Joseph Pizzurro and Robert Garcia, Juan co-authored a chapter in the Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards (First Edition) published by Global Arbitration Review.
He has advised clients on regulatory matters and international transactions involving economic sanctions and anti-corruption laws, as well as a broad range of other issues including sovereign immunity, treaty interpretation, diplomatic and consular affairs, and U.S. foreign relations law.
Demonstrating a strong commitment to pro bono practice, Juan is a member of the Curtis team that has been working on the case United States v. Vaello-Madero, which challenges the constitutionality of excluding Puerto Rico residents from federal entitlements legislation. Following the Curtis team’s success in the district court, the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico issued a resolution recognizing their efforts to bring equal rights to the residents of Puerto Rico.
Mr. Perla has also represented asylum-seekers in administrative proceedings, and advised non-profits on general corporate matters.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Perla worked on a variety of human rights and refugee rights issues as a field intern for non-governmental organizations at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., Certificates in Business Law and International Law, Berkeley Journal of International Law, Associate Editor, and Berkeley Business Law Journal, Assistant Editor
Université de Paris-Panthéon-Assas II, Study Abroad, French, European and International Law
University of Southern California, Price School of Public Policy, M.P.A.
Andrews University, B.A., summa cum laude, J.N. Andrews Scholar
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals - District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - First Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
U.S. Supreme Court
New York State Bar Association
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
International Bar Association
Prosser Prize in International Law, presented by Berkeley Law (Spring 2010)
Commercial Disputes - Arbitration
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
News 10 Jun. 2021
New York partners Joseph Pizzurro and Robert Garcia, and associate Juan Perla author chapter in GAR 2nd Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards
News 07 Jun. 2021
Public Interest Organization Highlights Curtis’ Pro Bono Supreme Court Case