Érica Franzetti focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration across several industry sectors (e.g., energy and natural resources, life sciences, financial services, hospitality, and information technology) and jurisdictions (e.g., U.S., Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Croatia, Hungary, and the Philippines). She advises on multiple procedural rules, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) arbitral rules.
Prior to practicing international arbitration, Érica practiced law at a leading Brazil-based law firm, where she represented clients in complex commercial litigation proceedings before the Brazilian courts.
Érica also serves as arbitrator on international commercial arbitrations and teaches a course in investor-state arbitration as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center. She is also an active advocate for the promotion of diversity within the international arbitration community.
- LL.M., Georgetown University
- LL.B., Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Direito
- District of Columbia
- New York
- Arbitral Women
- Miami International Arbitration Society (MIAS)
- Arbitration and Mediation Committee of the International Court of Commerce (ICC) Brazil
- International Bar Association - Dispute Resolution Section
- Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre of Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
- Panel of Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association (AAA)
- Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAR)
- Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
- Rising Arbitrators Initiative (RAI)