Elisa Méndez Bräutigam is an international associate in Foley Hoag’s International Litigation & Arbitration Department, resident in the Washington, D.C. office.
Elisa has particular experience representing clients in investor-State arbitration proceedings administered by the ICSID and the PCA, as well as commercial arbitration proceedings under the ICC Rules. In these proceedings, she counseled clients on energy and environmental matters.
Elisa completed her law studies in Spain and Germany. She undertook a LL.M. at Georgetown University Law Center, where she was granted the International Arbitration Scholarship. As part of the scholarship, Elisa researched on the intersection of environmental law and investment law. She is also the recipient of Georgetown's Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, S.J. Prize for the most distinguished academic performance in the LLM in International Legal Studies.More »