Brian A. Vaca is an Associate in the International Arbitration Group of Allen & Overy LLP. Based in Washington, DC, Brian's practice focuses on advising foreign sovereigns and corporate clients in investment and commercial disputes. Brian's experience includes investment arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and under the UNCITRAL Rules, as well as in commercial arbitrations before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). These cases have spanned various substantive areas, including energy, infrastructure, sovereign debt, telecommunications, banking and trademark disputes, among others.
A native of the US and Ecuador, Brian is fluent in English and Spanish. Brian has been recognized as a "Future Leader" in arbitration for 2022 in the peer ranked Who's Who Legal, and has made the "Ones to Watch" list by Best Lawyers in 2021 and 2022.