Robert Reyes Landicho is an attorney in Vinson & Elkins LLP’s Houston office. He focuses in international commercial arbitration, investor-state arbitration, and U.S. commercial litigation.
Rob has represented clients or assisted in
investor-State disputes at ICSID and under the UNCITRAL rules, as well as in
ICC, ICDR, AAA, DIFC, BCDR, LCIA, and ad hoc commercial arbitrations. In U.S.
courts, Rob has experience with the U.S. Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, act
of state doctrine, admiralty and maritime disputes, and questions of
jurisdiction over non-U.S. domiciled parties. Rob has particular experience in
oil and gas, construction and infrastructure, banking, manufacturing, real
estate, franchising, and intellectual property international disputes involving
Middle Eastern, European, and North, Central, and South American parties. Rob
also provides counseling on foreign investment planning, and the drafting of
dispute resolution clauses and procedures in foreign and domestic agreements.
Prior to practicing law, Rob worked for the
International Organization for Migration – Iraq Mission (a UN-affiliate
organization), managing community assistance programs and development projects
in Iraq. Rob was also a Fulbright Scholar in Amman, Jordan where he studied
Arabic and researched foreign assistance projects in the Middle East.
The following is a list of representative matters
in which Rob has assisted.