Michael Rodríguez's practice focuses on the representation of sovereign States in investor-State arbitrations. Mr. Rodríguez has represented States in arbitrations conducted pursuant to the ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules. Mr. Rodríguez also has experience in domestic litigation and maintains an active pro bono practice.
Mr. Rodríguez graduated summa cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor of the University of Miami Law Review and participated in the Moot Madrid international commercial arbitration moot. While in law school, Mr. Rodríguez also interned for the Honorable Judge Adalberto Jordan, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; the Honorable Judge Darrin Gayles, at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; and the Honorable Magistrate Judge Edwin Torres, at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Upon graduation, Mr. Rodríguez was elected to the Order of the Coif.
- JD/LLM, International Arbitration, University of Miami School of Law, 2017, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
- BA, International Studies, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009
- District of Columbia