Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga is a partner in Bryan Cave LLP’s International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Group. Based in Miami, he is the co-leader of the firm’s global International Arbitration Team. Mr. Martinez-Fraga is the co-founder of Bryan Cave’s Miami office. He has represented eight countries as lead counsel, and served as an arbitrator in major ICC and ICSID (World Bank) proceedings. Mr. Martinez-Fraga serves on the Advisory Council to the Restatement (Third) of International Commercial Arbitration for the American Law Institute.
He has written more than 50 articles published in 15 countries and translated into five languages, and five books on public and private international law. Two of his books have been translated into Mandarin by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences of the People's Republic of China. He is currently an adjunct professor at the New York University (NYU) School of Law. He also serves as a full visiting professor at the University of Navarra School of Law in Pamplona, Spain, and as an honorary professor of law at the Universidad de San Ignacio de Loyola in Lima, Peru. He served as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law from 2002 to 2010. He has been a member of the American Law Institute since 1999; a member of the Center for Human Rights Advisory Counsel of the American Bar Association; and an associate member of the Institute Hispano-Luso-Americano of International Law, which serves as an ad hoc consultative group to the UN on legal issues affecting Latin America.
Mr. Martinez-Fraga is a graduate of St. John's College (B.A. 1984) (summa cum laude) and of Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 1987) (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar). He also holds Licenciatura, Magister and Ph.D. (cum laude) degrees from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Mr. Martinez-Fraga is admitted to the practice of law in Florida (USA), the District of Columbia (USA) and the Kingdom of Spain.