Maria Cristina Rosales del Prado - McDermott Will & Emery


María Cristina (MC) Rosales del Prado focuses her practice on international dispute resolution, with a special emphasis on international arbitration. She has experience in dealing with litigation and arbitration matters, with cross-border experience in the US, Europe and Latin America.

MC has also represented clients, including sovereign states, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and multinational corporations, in complex litigations and arbitrations proceedings under the rules of the ICSID, ICC, DIS, LCIA, AAA and UNCITRAL Rules. In addition to her role as counsel, MC also sits as arbitrator.


  • Representing a global beverage company related to distribution agreements under AAA / ICDR Rules.
  • Defending a UK individual in an LCIA arbitration relating to breach of contract (seated in London), subject to English law.
  • Defending two US entities in related but separate ICC proceedings concerning alleged contractual breaches under agreements governed by US law.

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  • Member of Young ICCA and Young ICSID


University of Michigan Law School, LLM, 2020
University of Saarland, Graduate Studies in European and International Law, 2016
Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE), LLB, 2014 (JD Equivalent)

District of Columbia (Special Legal Consultant)


Maria Cristina Rosales del Prado

Special Legal Consultant | Washington, DC

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Washington DC: +1 202 756 8936

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Washington DC: +1 202 591 2974