Nicole Y. Silver

Nicole Y. Silver: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
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  • 2101 L Street, N.W., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20037
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Biography

Nicole Silver focuses her practice on international litigation and dispute resolution. She advises Sovereign States and private clients in international arbitration proceedings, including arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) under the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Arbitration Rules, in a wide array of sectors, including energy, infrastructure, telecommunications, and the environment. Nicole also represents clients in complex civil litigation, including products liability litigation and white collar criminal defense. Her experience includes preparing motions for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Concentrations

•International arbitration
•International litigation
•Section 1782 actions
•Structuring investments
•Arbitration clauses in cross-border agreements
•Political and international trade risk
•Environmental compliance and regulatory matters
•Public relations campaigns

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, Latinvex, “Latin America’s Top 100 Female Lawyers,” 2016-2018
•Listed, The Legal 500 U.S., 2018
•Listed, Global Arbitration Review, “GAR 100 Survey,” 2018
•Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America, 2016

Areas of Practice (4)

  • International Arbitration & Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Latin American & Iberian Practice
  • Energy & Natural Resources

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
202.331.3150  Phone
202-282-5100  Fax
www.gtlaw.com
University Attended:
Princeton University, A.B., 1996
Law School Attended:
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2003; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment Law and Practice
Year of First Admission:
2004
Admission:
District of Columbia; New York
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, District of Columbia Bar
•Director of Programming, Investment and Finance Committee, 2017-2018

Languages:
Spanish and Proficient; Italian and Proficient
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., June 10, 1974
Reported Cases:
Experience: Representative Matters: ChevronTexaco Corp. and Texaco Petroleum Co. v. Empresa Estatal Petroleos del Ecuador a/k/a Petroecuador (AAA): Counsel to Ecuador and its state-owned oil company; breach of contract claim of US $8 billion.; Chevron Corp. and Texaco Petroleum Co. v. The Republic of Ecuador (UNCITRAL): Counsel to Ecuador; claim of US $2 billion under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.; Chevron Corp. and Texaco Petroleum Co. v. The Republic of Ecuador (UNCITRAL): Counsel to Ecuador; claim of US $9.5 billion under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.; EDF Int'l and Electricidad Argentina S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID): Counsel to Claimants; claim for US $1.2 billion under France-Argentina bilateral investment treaty.; EDF International, SAUR International, and Leon Participaciones Argentinas, S.A. v. Argentine Republic (ICSID): Counsel to Claimants; claim for US $260 million under France-Argentina and Luxembourg-Argentina bilateral investment treaties.; Eskosol S.p.A. v. The Italian Republic (ICSID): Counsel to Claimants; claim for US $300 million under the Energy Charter Treaty.; Renee Rose Levy de Levi v. Republic of Peru (ICSID): Counsel to Claimant (annulment proceedings); claim for US $7 billion under the French-Peru bilateral investment treaty.; Murphy Exploration and Prod. Co. Int'l v. The Republic of Ecuador (ICSID): Counsel to Ecuador; claim of US $200 million under the U.S.-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.; Repsol YPF Ecuador S.A. et al. v. The Republic of Ecuador and Petroecuador (ICSID): Counsel to Ecuador and the state-owned oil company; claim of US $400 million under the Spain-Ecuador bilateral investment treaty.; Vannessa Ventures v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (ICSID Additional Facility): Counsel to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; claim of US $1.2 billion under Canada-Venezuela bilateral investment treaty.; Victor Pey Casado and Fundacion Presidente Allende v. Republic of Chile (ICSID): Counsel to the Republic of Chile; claim for US $797 million under Spain-Chile bilateral investment treaty.; The above representations were handled by Ms. Silver prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.; In-House Experience: Sotheby's 1997-2000
ISLN:
918113441

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