Tenured Associate Professor at the University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Katia Fach Gómez teaches International Arbitration, International Business Transactions and Conflict of Laws at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and is a member of the Institute of European Law and Regional Integration (IDEIR) of the Complutense University of Madrid.
Katia is a certified mediator in Spain (included in the official register of mediators of the Spanish Ministry of Justice).
She has been designated by the Kingdom of Spain as conciliator in the official list of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) (end of the term - February 2026).
She was Adjunct Professor at Fordham University (New York), Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School (NY), and Pre- and Post-Doctoral Grantee at the Max-Planck Institut (Germany). She has also lectured at numerous European and Latin American Universities (Germany, France, Czech Republic, Mexico, Brazil, Guatemala, Chile, Colombia and Peru).
She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Zaragoza, holds a European Ph.D. summa cum laude in International Environmental Law, and an LL.M. summa cum laude from Fordham University.
She is author of several books and book chapters and her articles have appeared in a number of international peer-reviewed law journals.
Admitted to the Spanish bar, she has been involved in various international litigation and arbitration cases in USA and Europe, and has chaired several arbitration panels in Spain.
She has served numerous times as scientific expert for the European Commission and various foreign funding agencies.
TDM 2 (2017) Special Issue on "Non-Legal Adjudicators in National and International Disputes"
TDM Special Issue prepared by Laura Carballo Piñeiro and Katia Fach Gómez:
TDM 4 (2017) Special Issue on "Comparative and International Perspectives on Mediation in Insolvency Matters"