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August 22, 2019
Who's Who Legal Names Three Brattle Principals as Thought Leaders in Arbitration

Who’s Who Legal has recognized three Brattle principals as thought leaders in their WWL Thought Leaders: Arbitration 2019 list: M. Alexis Maniatis, Carlos Lapuerta, and Richard Caldwell. Experts were selected for their excellence across a wide range of matters, including valuation, quantum analyses, financial consulting, and testifying on commercial and contractual disputes.

President and Chief Executive Officer M. Alexis Maniatis leads the firm’s International Arbitration practice. Mr. Maniatis has more than 20 years of experience providing consulting and expert witness testimony and advising clients on valuation and damages issues in expropriations, contract disputes, competition-related litigation, asset and merger transactions, and regulatory proceedings.

Principal Carlos Lapuerta is an expert in economic analysis and financial valuation, which he frequently applies to estimate damages in international arbitration proceedings. Mr. Lapuerta has served as an expert witness in numerous international arbitration proceedings, including many disputes between investors and sovereign states. He offers particular experience in the analysis of investments and contracts in the energy sector, and has provided testimony in several arbitration proceedings concerning the prices in long-term energy contracts, including natural gas, coal, electricity, and oil.

Principal Richard Caldwell is an economics and financial expert, with experience valuing businesses and financial instruments across a range of industries, from mining to banking to telecoms, in a range of settings. Mr. Caldwell has testified on damages and financial issues in over twenty international arbitrations. He has testified before tribunals set up under the rules of the Energy Charter Treaty, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Dutch law, and Swiss law.

The full list of Brattle experts who have been recognized by Who’s Who Legal in 2019 for their arbitration expertise can be found here.