Laura is an associate in the Washington office specializing in international commercial and investor-State arbitration.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Laura was an associate in the arbitration group of a leading Brazilian law firm, based in São Paulo. She has experience acting in disputes across a range of industry sectors, including banking and finance, energy, oil & gas, infrastructure, and retail. Her most recent experience includes representing a consortium of major oil & gas companies in its dispute with a Latin American state arising from the breach of various provisions of an investment agreement.

Laura holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from University of São Paulo, where she graduated first in her class. Laura studied at Sciences Po Paris, as part of her Bachelor’s degree program, where she graduated summa cum laude and was on the Dean’s List.

Admitted only in New York and Brazil; supervision by Luke A. Sobota, a member of the District of Columbia Bar.