Counsel, Vinson & Elkins LLP
Jose F Sanchez, counsel in Vinson & Elkins LLP’s New York office, handles international arbitration matters in English, Spanish and Portuguese, under the laws of numerous jurisdictions across the globe, with emphasis in New York and Latin America, under the ICC, ICSID, ICDR, LCIA, UNCITRAL, and the Brazil–Canada Chamber of Commerce Rules. Jose’s practice focuses mostly on infrastructure, energy, investor-state relationships, and post-acquisition disputes. In addition to acting as counsel, Jose has also served as arbitrator in cases handled by several institutions.
Jose also handles cross-border litigation issues related to arbitration, mostly in the Second and Fifth Circuits, such as enforcement of arbitration and forum selection clauses, choice of law clauses, foreign judgments, and arbitration awards. Additionally, Jose works on internal and government investigations in Latin America, particularly in the infrastructure and energy industries.