King & Spalding Bolsters International Arbitration Team With Addition of Érica Franzetti

King & Spalding Bolsters International Arbitration Team With Addition of Érica Franzetti

King & Spalding announced that Érica Franzetti has joined the firm as a partner in the Trial and Global Disputes practice group in the Washington, D.C., office.

Franzetti’s practice focuses on international commercial and investor-state arbitration matters across several industry sectors, including energy and natural resources, life sciences, financial services, hospitality and information technology. She has experience advising clients in a variety of jurisdictions including the U.S., Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Guinea, Croatia, Hungary and the Philippines. She joins from Dechert.

Franzetti has extensive experience advising clients in cases under multiple procedural rules, including the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) arbitral rules. She is recognized in the international arbitration category as “Up and Coming” in Chambers USA 2021 and for her “Foreign Expertise in Brazil” in Chambers Global 2021. Franzetti is also recommended in Legal 500 United States. Prior to practicing international arbitration, she practiced law at a leading Brazil-based law firm, where she represented clients in complex commercial litigation proceedings before the Brazilian courts. Franzetti received her Bachelor of Laws from University of São Paulo Law School and her LLM from Georgetown University. She is fluent in Portuguese (her native language), Spanish and English.

Author: Martina Bellini