Nick Renzler is a senior associate in the firm's International Litigation and Arbitration Department.
His practice focuses on State-State and investor-State disputes, as well as representing foreign sovereigns before US courts (specializing in foreign sovereign immunity and enforcement of arbitral awards and foreign judgments). He also advises States on international law and foreign relations issues and private sector clients on human rights and rule of law issues.
Nick represents sovereign States and State-owned entities before the world’s principal dispute resolution bodies, including the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Notably, many of the cases in which he has served as counsel implicate significant environmental and public policy issues, including Philippines v. China, Ecuador v. Colombia, Chevron v. Ecuador and Philip Morris v. Uruguay. Nick also specializes in maritime boundary delimitation and law of the sea matters; among other cases, he successfully represented the Philippines in an historic arbitration over maritime rights in the South China Sea and Ghana and Somalia in maritime boundary disputes. In addition to these clients, he has represented Albania, Bangladesh, Equatorial Guinea, Nicaragua and Qatar in international dispute resolution proceedings.More »