He has substantial experience in international arbitration matters, particularly in Latin America. Kenneth has been consecutively recognized as one of Latin America’s “Top 100 Lawyers” by Latinvex: Latin America Business News & Analysis and has been listed among the top 20 in international arbitration practice. He has also been consecutively recognized by Who’s Who Legal in construction matters as a "Thought Leader" in the area and has also been recognized by Legal 500-USA.
Kenneth’s practice focuses on international disputes, particularly on investor-State matters, commercial arbitration, and sovereign representation as well as general advice regarding disputes prevention and resolution. He represents clients, including private and state-owned companies and foreign States and State-owned entities before U.S. federal courts and international arbitral tribunals, including those established under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) among others.
In addition to his litigation and arbitration experience, Kenneth has represented sovereign entities in negotiating bond issuances and investment and commercial agreements, and has represented clients in connection with project financing. He has also represented clients called to testify in hearings before foreign legislatures. Kenneth also advises sovereign clients and private parties in a wide range of private and public international law issues, including treaty negotiation, challenges to arbitral awards, enforcement of arbitral awards, regulatory compliance with obligations arising from international investment treaties, and privatization and bidding procedures.
Kenneth is frequently invited to speak at conferences at symposia on a variety of issues concerning international arbitration, and has provided capacity-building seminars regarding investor-state arbitration for government officials in Venezuela, Mexico, and Peru. He has participated in lectures and symposia at Columbia Law School, Fordham Law School, the Law School at the Universidad Autónoma de México, the Law School at the University of Havana, Cuba, and the Law School at the Ponticificia Universidad Católica de Perú.