News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
Client Alert 24 Feb. 2022
EU, UK, Japan and Australia Impose Sanctions on Russia
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
Client Alert 23 May. 2022
U.S. President Biden Issues Seventh Tranche of Economic Sanctions
News 06 May. 2022
Curtis Advises Terna Group on the Sale of its Latin America Power Transmission Assets to CDPQ
Event 24 May. 2022
Claudia Frutos-Peterson to Moderate Panel at Latin Lawyer and GAR Live: Arbitration Summit 2022
Event 26 Apr. 2022
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at CAI Costa Rica’s 13th Congress of International Arbitration
Event 23 May. 2022
Marco Blanco & Olga Beloded Taught 3-Day LLM Course on International Taxation, Hosted by the DIFC and University of Paris II - Assas
Partner Antonia Birt to Speak at Equal Representation in Arbitration Event Entitled "Diversity and Inclusion, Arbitral Institutions, and Users"
News 24 May. 2022
Curtis Sponsors New ASIL Prize for Best Article in International Dispute Resolution
Client Alert 21 Apr. 2022
New Laws Targeting Assets of Russian Oligarchs: The U.S. Announces Task Force KleptoCapture and the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
P +1 212 696 6132
Based in New York, Lorena Guzmán-Díaz is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group. She advises both sovereign states and private-sector entities on a wide range of commercial litigation matters.
Ms. Guzmán-Díaz has experience with complex commercial disputes, including debtor-creditor litigation, and international arbitration, particularly with respect to treaty interpretation and the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards in U.S. courts. While her practice focuses primarily on the nuances of international litigation and arbitration, Ms. Guzmán-Díaz has also advised clients on matters relating to compliance with the U.S. economic sanctions regimes administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
Prior to joining Curtis, Ms. Guzmán-Díaz served as a law clerk to the Honorable C. Darnell Jones, II of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Before graduating from American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL) in 2019, she served as Articles Editor of both the American University Law Review and the Arbitration Brief. She also interned at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and participated in AUWCL’s Criminal Justice Clinic.
Ms. Guzmán-Díaz is a native of Puerto Rico, where she developed a lifelong appreciation of art, music, and culture. She is fluent in both Spanish and English, and she has intermediate conversational skills in French.
Lorena Guzmán-Díaz, Note, To Domestic Courts Worldwide: Here Is Why You Can Disregard the August 2018 Partial Award from The Hague, Netherlands in the Chevron-Ecuador Litigation, 2(1) ITA in Review 54, 54-78 (2020)
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., American University Law Review, Articles Editor, Arbitration Brief, Articles Editor
Boston College, B.A./M.A. in Philosophy
American Society of International Law
Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration)
Hispanic National Bar Association
Exceptional Pro Bono Service Honors, presented by American University Washington College of Law, Office of Public Interest (April 2019)
Recipient of June L. Green Endowed Scholarship, presented by American University Washington College of Law (December 2017)
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
News 21 Apr. 2022
SCOTUS Upholds U.S. Colonialism under the U.S. Constitution