Ms. Permesly regularly appears as an advocate before international arbitration tribunals and U.S. courts in disputes relating to complex, cross-border commercial transactions. She has significant experience in disputes arising in the construction, energy, mining and technology sectors, and with claims involving foreign sovereigns or state-owned entities. A Spanish speaker, Ms. Permesly focuses much of her practice on disputes arising out of Latin America. Her diverse practice has included working with clients to identify and implement global strategies to address litigation, arbitration, regulatory, antitrust, conflict of laws, and internal investigation and corruption issues.
Ms. Permesly has been named in Chambers Global, Chambers USA and Chambers Latin America, and she has been recognized The Legal 500 U.S. and The Legal 500 Latin America for her skills in international arbitration. In Chambers USA, clients refer to Ms. Permesly as "hands down the most responsive lawyer I've ever worked with;" as a young practitioner who is "firing on all cylinders," and as "very articulate, very focused and very skilled" as an advocate. Ms. Permesly also has been named one of Latin America's Top 100 Female Lawyers by Latinvex every year since 2016, and as a Future Leader in arbitration by Who's Who Legal, which quotes sources who state she is "consistently at the very top of her game and admired throughout the profession." Additionally, she was named to Lawdragon's inaugural Global Litigation 500 list in 2021.
- New York
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 2004 (cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, Harvard International Law Journal)
- B.A., Florida State University, 2001 (summa cum laude)