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.
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. Rob is also the
current Chair of Young ITA, the young arbitration practitioner branch of the
Institute for Transnational Arbitration. He is admitted in Texas, and has full
rights of audience before the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts (Part
I & II).
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.