Érica Franzetti focuses her practice on international commercial and investor-state arbitrations. She has advised parties in disputes in North, Central and South America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, across multiple industry sectors, including oil & gas, mining, electricity, life sciences, hospitality, telecommunications, and information technology. Ms. Franzetti has extensive experience handling cases under the rules of several arbitral institutions, including ICSID, the ICC, the ICDR, and JAMS, as well as under the rules of the UNCITRAL.
Ms. Franzetti also serves as arbitrator and teaches a course in investor-state arbitration as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center. She has been recognized in the Arbitration Future Leaders section of Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2018 and 2019, and as a "Rising Star" for commercial arbitration by Euromoney/Legal Media Group in 2018. The Legal 500 USA 2019 qualifies her as a "superstar" who stands out for her "extremely well-versed" approach in high-stakes international disputes. The Legal 500 Latin America 2019 notes she is "extremely effective during cross examination and highly persuasive giving written and oral arguments."