Katie Gonzalez’s practice focuses on international litigation and arbitration, with an emphasis on Latin America.
Katie has experience representing international and domestic clients (both sovereign and private entities) in international arbitration matters, as well as in state and federal courts.
Katie joined the firm in 2017.
Three Peruvian companies in two complex ICC arbitrations derived from an ICSID arbitration against the Peruvian State related to claims against a Peruvian buyer of natural gas and now involving, among other issues, payments due for hydrocarbon exports
A U.S. subsidiary of a Mexican glass manufacturer in winning a multi-million dollar ICC arbitration award against another glass manufacturer for breach of an exclusive sales agreement, including representation in ICC emergency arbitration proceedings
The Government of Argentina in multiple cases related to Argentina’s economic crisis in 2001, including its ongoing litigation against bond creditors
Mexican manufacturing company Vitro, S.A.B de C.V. and several of its Mexican and U.S. subsidiaries in defense of an antitrust litigation filed in the Eastern District of New York alleging group boycott claims
Over 10 international organizations in submitting an amicus curiae brief before the United States Supreme Court in a case featuring a novel interpretation of the International Organization Immunities Act, implicating both public international law and policy, and the applicability of foreign sovereign immunities under U.S. law
Mexican industrial conglomerate and its subsidiary in the contract renegotiation of various manufacturing supply and accommodation agreements
Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, New York International Arbitration Center
Member, Young ICCA
Member, ICC YAF
“The Scope of Immunity for International Organizations Comes Under Scrutiny Again, Two Years After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Jam v. International Finance Corporation,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, March 1, 2021
“U.S. Supreme Court Defines Contours of FSIA’s Expropriation Exception,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, February 8, 2021
“NY Ruling Underscores Federal State Arbitration Law Conflict, Law360, November 6, 2020
“Supreme Court Holds That New York Convention Does Not Preclude Non-Signatories From Invoking State Law Principles To Compel Arbitration,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, June 3, 2020
“Second Circuit Overturns Arbitration Award Against Non-Signatory Parent Company,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, April 3, 2020
“New York as the Preferred Law and Forum for Commercial Disputes,” (co-authored with Boaz Morag and Elizabeth Brody), Thomson Reuters Practical Law, February 6, 2020
“CPLR Article 75 or the Federal Arbitration Act: Which One Applies to Arbitrations in New York and Why It Matters,” (co-authored with Boaz Morag), International Lawyer, 2019
“Who decides arbitrability? The U.S. Supreme Court’s latest words,” International Bar Association, Special E-Newsletter, March 4, 2019
“Supreme Court Confirms Arbitrators Decide Threshold Issues,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, January 9, 2019