Clarissa A. Rodriguez


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Ms. Rodriguez is a Board Certified International Attorney in the firm’s litigation group. Her focus is on complex business disputes and international arbitration. Ms. Rodriguez represents international businesses and international private high net-worth clients in state and federal court as well as before various international tribunals.

Notable Experience

  • Second Chair in ICC arbitration representing South American multi-national telecommunications provider against largest South American telecommunications satellite owner operator in ICC arbitration over US$100 million claim for breach of agreement for use of satellite transponder.
  • Second Chair in FINRA arbitration and mediation representing Brazilian national against Wachovia Securities, LLC in action for restitution for price of future contracts purchased in Brazil for several millions of US dollars.
  • Represented Brazilian engineering company against a US manufacturing company in ICDR arbitration over US$20 million claim for in a breach of contract.
  • Co-counsel in International Arbitration before Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada representing a Brazilian financial services company in US$100 million claim over the price of toxic-assets.
  • Represented multi-national South American distributor in the drafting, negotiating and securing sequential supply contracts and service agreements, worth more than US$80 million in aggregate, for construction materials from US suppliers.
  • Represented private high net-worth clients in residential real estate acquisitions in South Florida totaling more than US$50 million.
  • Represented multinational businesses in commercial real estate acquisitions in South Florida totaling more than US$50 million.
  • Represented private high net-worth clients in acquisition of super-yachts by Benetti and private jets by Bombardier.
  • Represented Spanish wind-farm developer in due diligence for sale of 1500MW of Wind Energy Greenfield in Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, and Wyoming.

Admitted to Practice

Florida, 2007

Washington DC, 2009

US District Court for the Southern District of Florida


BA in English, University of Florida, 2002

JD, Nova Southeastern University, Shephard Broad College of Law, 2007

Licenciatura en Derecho, Universidad de Barcelona, Facultad de Derecho, 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Florida Bar International Law Section, Treasurer and Executive Council Member

The Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division

District of Columbia Bar, International Law Section

Organization of Women in International Trade, Member

Ellesquire, Member


2015 Super Lawyers Florida Rising Star

2016 Super Lawyers Florida Rising Star

2017 Super Lawyers Florida Rising Star


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