Ignacio L Torterola

Mr Ignacio Torterola is a partner at GST LLP, focusing on international arbitration and litigation in Washington, DC. Mr Torterola has led teams defending numerous sovereigns and in more than 70 different arbitration proceedings, with many of these claims valued at more than US$1 billion. Previously, he was counsel and deputy director of the Office of the Argentine Treasury Attorney General, which represents Argentina in international legal disputes. Mr Torterola negotiated, on behalf of Argentina, the 2010 UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Understanding. He has also represented Argentina before the OECD Investment Committee and UNCTAD Investment and Enterprise Committee. He has been a member of the ICC Working Group on Arbitrations involving states and state entities, which were ultimately incorporated into the ICC 2012 Rules.

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