Rafael Carlos del Rosal Carmona is an International Case Counsel at the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), a division of the American Arbitration Association, Inc. (AAA), where he administers international arbitration and mediation cases. In his role at the ICDR, Rafael advises on a wide range of procedural matters, such as the correct application of the AAA/ICDR Rules and the appointment of arbitrators. His duties also include reviewing and deciding challenges to arbitrators, jurisdictional objections, and multiparty issues. Prior to joining the ICDR, he worked for Uría Menéndez advising domestic and international clients in international arbitration and litigation proceedings.
Rafael earned his LL.M. degree in International Business Regulation, Litigation, and Arbitration from New York University, where he served as graduate editor for the NYU Journal of Law & Business and as research assistant for Professor Franco Ferrari. He also holds Licentiate degrees in Law and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas. He is proficient in English and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of French and German.