A. Manuel Garcia
Mr. Garcia is a 2000 graduate of the law school. As a student he was active on the International Law and Policy Journal and Hispanic Law Student Association.
He is currently a senior associate working out of Washington, DC and Caracas, Venezuela for Arnold & Porter LLP, his practice focuses on international dispute resolution, particularly in the area of international investment and trade with an emphasis in Latin America and a specialization in the electricity generation and distribution sectors and the hydrocarbons sector. Mr. Garcia has represented sovereigns and large multinationals before the International Centre for Settlement and Investment Disputes, International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association, International Trade Commission, US Department of Commerce, as well as in the US District Courts and in NAFTA proceedings.
Prior to joining Arnold & Porter, Mr. Garcia practiced law at Winston & Strawn, White & Case, and counseled Vice Chairman Jennifer A. Hillman of the International Trade Commission in various trade matters before the ITC. His past international development experience includes working for UNICEF and as a Peace Corp volunteer in Costa Rica. Mr. Garcia frequently speaks and presents at conferences and panel discussions on the subject of sovereign representation in international disputes.