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Francisco A. Rodriguez

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.374.5600
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

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Francisco Rodriguez is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group and focuses his practice on cross-border disputes and international arbitration and litigation. Francisco has represented parties in matters involving complex civil and common law issues before international arbitration panels and U.S. courts. His experience includes the bi-lingual representation of U.S. and Latin American multinationals in international arbitrations in both English and Spanish.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of Thrombotargets Europe, SL (Barcelona, Spain) in an ICDR arbitration, 2013.
 
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Represents a foreign affiliate of a Fortune 100 defense contractor in an ICC arbitration venued in Madrid, Spain against an agency of a sovereign state with respect to a contract for the repair of two submarines.
 
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Representation of Codisa Software Corp. in an arbitration administered by the ICDR regarding the sale of software.
 
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Represented CEO of software company in bench trial of SEC enforcement action.
 
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Represented appellant in appeal to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. See Algodonera de las Cabezas, S.A. v. A. Suisse Capital, Inc.,432 F.3d 1343 (11th Cir. 2005)
 
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Represented one of the largest Spanish television networks in a dispute with competitor over rights to broadcast popular sport events in the United States.
 
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Represented defendant in real estate title dispute in two-day bench trial.
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2015-2018, Listed in Florida for Arbitration and International Arbitration - Commercial
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2010-2017, Listed in Florida as a "Rising Star" for International
 
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Sun Sentinel, Top Workplace Professionals (TWP), 2016
 
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South Florida Business Journal 2015, Recognized as one of the "40 Under 40"
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Up & Comers 2015, Listed for Litigation, International Arbitration
 
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Daily Business Review, Most Effective Lawyer in Arbitration, Winner, 2014
 
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Daily Business Review 2014, Recognized as a Rising Star in South Florida
 
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"Excellence For The Future" book award recipient for studies in Federal Courts
 
Published Works & Lectures
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CPR 2017 Annual Meeting, Panelist, "Dispute Resolution in the Caribbean," March 2, 2017
 
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ALM-Akerman U.S. Latin America Legal Summit, Moderator, "An International Perspective on Attorney-Client Privilege: How to Best Protect Your Communications," November 10, 2015
 
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Akerman seminar, Moderator, "Discussion on CPR's Rules for Administered Arbitration of International Disputes," March 2015
 
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Daily Business Review, Co-Author, "A New International Option: The 'Emergency Arbitrator,'" September 2014
 
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Institute for Transnational Arbitration Second Annual Winter Roundtable, Speaker, "Is There a Role for Summary Adjudication in International Arbitration?," January 2013
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center
 
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United States Council for International Business Young Arbitrators Forum, Steering Committee Member
 
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Adjunct professor, International LL.M. Program, Florida International University School of Law
 
Related Professional Experience
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Law Clerk to the The Honorable Adalberto Jordan, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
 
Other Languages
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Spanish
 

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Francisco A. Rodriguez

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2003
B.A., University of Miami, 2000; Political Science, cum laude
Bar Admissions
Florida
District of Columbia
New York
 
 
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