L Andrew S. Riccio is a partner in the New York office and co-chair of Baker McKenzie's North America International Arbitration Group. Andrew represents clients in international and domestic disputes before institutional (ICC, ICDR, LCIA, JAMS) and ad hoc tribunals, investment and treaty disputes before ICSID tribunals, and commercial litigation filed in federal and state courts. Andrew also has experience litigating contested matters arising in the restructuring and insolvency context in bankruptcy courts.
Andrew serves on the New York-Miami Pro Bono Committee, organizing pro bono representation for the two offices and actively represents individuals and organizations on a pro bono basis in an array of areas.
Representative Legal Matters
Represented a Spanish energy company in an ICDR arbitration relating to the construction of a wind farm project in Mexico.
Represented a Spanish energy company in an ICC arbitration relating to the construction of a combined cycle power plant in Mexico.
Represented an automobile distributor in ICC arbitration related to the sale of Japanese automobiles in Mexico.
Defended a Latin American subsidiary of a major Spanish telecom provider in court in relation to a pathological arbitration agreement.
Represented an energy company in LCIA arbitration related to marine transport of LNG.
Represented an EU telecom company in ICC arbitration related to the viability of a contract with a Latin American subsidiary.
Represented an online travel company in a suite of class and individual action lawsuits in multiple federal trial and appellate courts related to the Helms-Burton Act.
Represented a coffee producer operating in Venezuela that was expropriated by the Venezuelan government in an ICSID case. Venezuela then sought annulment of the final award and annulment proceedings remain pending.
Represented a real estate investor and meat processing group in the first ICSID case against Croatia.
Represented an infrastructure construction company investor in an ICSID case against Panama.
Defended Hungary in an ICSID case brought by a French investor that provided meal and food vouchers.
Represented a sovereign investment fund in U.S. proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1782.
Represented an individual in U.S. proceedings stemming from a broad 28 U.S.C. § 1782 application.
Represented the world’s largest automotive safety parts supplier in relation to its post-bankruptcy litigation in the U.S.
Represented creditor parties in contested matters arising from bankruptcy cases (both foreign and domestic) in U.S. bankruptcy courts.
- Top Rated International Attorney in New York, Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2017-2023
- Florida~United States (2011)
- New York~United States (2016)
- Illinois~United States (2022)
- U.S. Supreme Court~United States (2022)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit~United States (2021)
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit~United States (2020)
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York~United States (2016)
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York~United States (2016)
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida~United States (2011)
- University of Miami School of Law (JD) (2011)
- University of Colorado (BA) (2008)