01 Dec 2016 Awards

Compass Lexecon Experts Manuel A. Abdala and Pablo T. Spiller Named as Two of the Most Highly Regarded Experts in Arbitration by Who's Who Legal

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Twenty Compass Lexecon Experts Recognized Among The Best in International Arbitration 

Last week, Global Arbitration Review published their annual Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2017: Expert Witnesses Analysis, announcing the top international arbitration experts. Compass Lexecon had 20 experts from six countries and three continents recognized as top economic experts, including Dr. Manuel A. Abdala and Professor Pablo T. Spiller who were named as two of the ten most highly regarded experts in North America by the survey. The ranking is published every year and is based on a survey of top law firms as well as independent lawyers. 
Compass Lexecon experts recognized this year included Manuel Abdala*, Joseph Cavicchi, Lorenzo Coppi, Kevin Dages, Santiago Dellepiane, Neil Dryden, Dan Fischel, Eric Henson, Mark Israel, Joseph Kalt*, Pablo Lopez Zadicoff, Stephen Makowka, Miguel Nakhle, Jorge Padilla*, Frédéric Palomino, Alejandro Requejo, Marcelo Schoeters*, David Sevy, Pablo Spiller* and Sebastian Zuccon.

The publication cited Manuel Abdala as "one of the best in the business", Pablo Spiller as "widely renowned for the depth of his expertise and arbitration experience", while Santiago Dellepiane was recognized as "first-class on valuations and damages". In Europe, Jorge Padilla was highlighted as "unrivalled for competition related issues" and David Sevy as "standing out in France for his treat and commercial arbitration experience". And finally, the publication recognized Latin American experts, Marcelo Schoeters and Sebastian Zuccon as "brilliant" and part of the "tremendously well-respected Latin America practice."

Global Arbitration Review's Who's Who Legal Arbitration Expert Witness Analysis recognized our experts for their extensive experience acting as damages and valuation experts in domestic and international arbitration, including disputes under AAA, ICC, SCC, ICSID and other arbitration venues and often delivering expert testimony in those proceedings. 

The complete results can be seen here
*Expert witnesses named to this list every year since its inception since 2010.

Nominees for the Global Arbitration Review's list of The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration are selected based on a comprehensive, independent survey of both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are candidates. Individuals selected for this elite list possess an outstanding depth of knowledge in their area of expertise. These professionals also are recognized for their skill in giving expert oral evidence in commercial arbitrations, encompassing examination in chief, cross examination and, increasingly, witness conferencing.

A new version of Compass Lexecon is available.