Vanessa Winkler

Vanessa Winkler

Professional experience

Admitted to practice in Brazil and New York, Vanessa represents clients in domestic and international arbitrations, mediation proceedings and
negotiation of complex disputes involving corporate and contractual matters, infrastructure, energy, among others.

Professional experience in the international arbitration practice of Latham & Watkins in Paris, France, and at the London Court of International
Arbitration (LCIA) in London, United Kingdom.



  • Qualification and Training in Corporate Mediation from the Brazilian
    Center for Mediation and Arbitration (CBMA).
  • LL.M. in International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration from
    the New York University School of Law (NYU).
  • Academic Exchange Program at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).
  • Bachelor of Law from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ).



  • 2nd place in the Thesis Contest “Prof. Albert H. Kritzer” about the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • Honorable mentions “Best Oralist”, “Best Team Orals” and “Best Memorandum for Respondent” due to her participations at the Willem C. Vis
    International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition.



  • Member of the New York State Bar.
  • Member of ArbitralWomen.
  • Member of the Brazilian Arbitration Committee (CBAr).
  • Member of the Young International Council for Commercial Arbitration (Young ICCA).
  • Member of the Young Arbitrators Forum of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-YAF).
  • Member of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG-LCIA).


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