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Eduardo Mathison

International Associate
Phone: +1 202.654.6717
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Eduardo Mathison is an international associate in Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution Group and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. He also works closely with the firm’s International Trade Group and C&M International.

Eduardo focuses his practice on international arbitration. He has experience representing clients in international investment and commercial disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as well as ad hoc arbitrations conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Eduardo also has experience representing foreign and domestic clients in Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) litigation, including victims of terrorism.

In his trade practice, Eduardo has experience assisting clients in Latin American countries on U.S. economic sanctions, anti-money laundering (AML) laws and regulations, export controls, customs, regulatory and investment-related issues, and anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). He also works closely with consultants of the firm’s affiliate, C&M International, providing assistance on international trade developments, investment, regulatory policy, and government affairs.

As a dual-qualified lawyer in New York and Venezuela, Eduardo is an active member of Crowell & Moring's Latin America practice. He has assisted clients and worked with local counsel in over 15 different jurisdictions across Latin America and the Caribbean, on a wide range of matters.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Eduardo was an associate in the litigation group of a leading Venezuelan firm, where he advised and represented clients in all contexts of litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Eduardo earned his law degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, and his LL.M. in international business and economic law with a certificate in international arbitration and dispute resolution from Georgetown University Law Center.

Eduardo is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English.


  • Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela), Abogado (J.D.) (2009)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. (2013)


Admitted to practice: Venezuela, New York, and licensed to practice as a Special Legal Consultant in the District of Columbia.

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"2020 International Arbitration Overview: Demand for Dispute Settlement Up, Despite COVID-19 Struggles," International Dispute Resolution Alert (February 3, 2021). Contacts: Ian A. Laird, Ashley R. Riveira, Eduardo Mathison, Edmund Northcott, Laurel Saito
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Venezuela: ¿Una Jurisdicción Amistosa para el Arbitraje?" Venezuelan Arbitration Association (AVA) – VI Arbitration Summit (July 20, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
"Witness Evidence in International Arbitration – A Practical Discussion," ICC YAF Webinar (July 1, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
"Mexican COVID-19 Measures Imperil Foreign Investments in Renewable Energy Projects – Are International Arbitration Claims Imminent?," International Dispute Resolution Alert (May 19, 2020). Contacts: Larry F. Eisenstat, Ian A. Laird, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Tyler A. O'Connor, Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert / Newsletter
Arbitration: Mixed Outlook For Colombia, Peru Latinvex (May 6, 2020)
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"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective (Special Edition) – Venezuela," International Dispute Resolution Alert (May 4, 2020). Contacts: Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino, David (Dj) Wolff, Nicole Sayegh Succar, Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Eduardo Mathison
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"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective II – Argentina and Peru," International Dispute Resolution Alert (April 22, 2020). Contacts: Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino, Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Eduardo Mathison
Client Alert / Newsletter
COVID-19 & Latin America: More Arbitration Latinvex (April 15, 2020)
Media Mentions
"COVID-19: The Latin America Perspective," International Dispute Resolution Alert (April 9, 2020). Contacts: Karla I. Arias, Dr. sc. nat., Eduardo Mathison, Richard B. Holbrook Jr., Ian A. Laird, Anne Elise Herold Li, John L. Murino
Client Alert / Newsletter
"The Month in International Trade – May 2019," International Trade Bulletin (June 12, 2019). Contacts: Jeffrey L. Snyder, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, David (Dj) Wolff, Eduardo Mathison, John B. Brew, Rebecca Toro Condori, Evan Y. Chuck, David R. Stepp, Nicole Janigian Simonian
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