Charles (“Chip”) Rosenberg is a partner in the International Dispute Resolution Practice. He is a specialist in public international law and international arbitration, focusing on both investment treaty arbitration and international commercial arbitration. He has significant experience representing clients in ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, SCC, NAFTA and ECT arbitrations. Chip also specializes in US and international enforcement of court judgments and arbitral awards.
Chip has created and taught seminars on investment treaty arbitration, international commercial arbitration and international investment law at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington DC and The Hague University of Applied Sciences in The Hague, Netherlands.
Prior to joining the firm, Chip spent two years clerking for The Honorable Charles N. Brower, who was ranked the “world’s busiest arbitrator” by The American Lawyer in terms of large investment treaty and international commercial arbitrations, in London, and at the Iran-US Claims Tribunal in The Hague. As a law clerk, he also served as tribunal secretary in multiple ICC arbitrations.
Chip was recognized as a Global Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2023, due to his “vast expertise and experience advising on some of the world’s most significant and cutting-edge legal matters,” as well as his “ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for [his] clients.” He previously had repeatedly been recognized as a Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2017-2022, which focuses on selecting outstanding lawyers aged 45 or under. In its 2022 edition, Chip was named one of the eight Most Highly Regarded non-partners in the Americas, with published client and peer interviews confirming that Chip “has an ambitious outlook and works hard to win and deliver results for his clients,” and is commended for his “intellect and original approach to arbitration issues,” as well as his “encyclopedic knowledge of investor-state disputes.” In its 2021 edition, Chip was described as a “very talented, collaborative and responsive lawyer” who is considered to be “a true heavyweight in the arbitration arena” thanks to his “remarkable experience in international investment disputes.” In its 2019 edition, he was recognized as “‘a brilliant writer and tactician’ who peers note ‘really gets it’ when it comes to complex arbitration proceedings and is ‘one to watch.’”
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