Overview

Javier A. Robledo is an associate in Holland & Knight's New York office and a member of the firm's Construction Industry Practice. Mr. Robledo focuses his practice on the areas of international arbitration and litigation, with a concentration in construction law. His cross-cultural training, extensive experience in legal matters relating to Latin America and fluency in Spanish enable him to advise clients in resolving and preventing disputes involving numerous jurisdictions.

Mr. Robledo generally advises clients on disputes involving complex engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects, government and commercial construction contracts, construction delays, project mismanagement, productivity claims and equipment purchases. He also assists clients in claims prevention and the drafting and negotiation of settlement agreements.

Mr. Robledo's experience includes commercial and investment disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce.

He has conducted internal investigations related to compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In addition, Mr. Robledo has assisted clients in procedures before the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and other U.S. regulatory agencies, as well as agencies and regulatory bodies in Latin American countries.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Robledo worked as an associate in one of Venezuela's leading firms, focusing on government contracts, expropriations, antitrust and administrative law. He regularly argued before the Venezuela Supreme Court of Justice and trial courts.

Credentials

Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., International Arbitration
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela, J.D.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
  • Venezuela
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Publications

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