Juan C. Basombrio
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Juan C. Basombrio

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basombrio.juan@dorsey.com

Overview

JUAN BASOMBRIO REPRESENTS CLIENTS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONALLY, IN COMPLEX BUSINESS LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION.
Mr. Basombrio is a partner in Dorsey’s trial department. His practice focuses on complex business litigation, having acted as lead counsel in federal court cases throughout the country, including at the federal appellate level and before the United States Supreme Court, and on international arbitration before the leading arbitration centers in the world.

Education & Admissions

Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (J.D., 1989)

University of Houston (B.A., Political Science, 1986)

Admissions

  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Within the District of Columbia, practice limited to the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, Federal and District of Columbia Circuits
  • U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of California, the District of Minnesota, the District of Colorado, the Southern District of Texas, and the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • U.S. Tax Court

Languages

  • English and Spanish, fluent

Experience

Representative Experience

Representative Litigation

  • United States Supreme Court – dispute involving commercial activity and sovereign immunity.
  • New York Court of Appeals – dispute involving fraud claims related to financial statements.
  • D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals – disputes involving enforcement of foreign arbitration awards.
  • D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving bidding for infrastructure project.
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving enforcement of foreign arbitration award.
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving third party liability for judgment.
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving contract for telecommunication services.
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute related to financial services.
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving consulting agreement.
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving contract for oil field services.
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals – dispute involving financial services.
  • California Court of Appeals – dispute involving financial company’s vicarious liability.
  • Florida Court of Appeals – dispute involving contract for televising national soccer matches.
  • California District Court – dispute involving joint venture to produce laptop computers.
  • California District Court – dispute involving financial services.
  • D.C. District Court – disputes involving enforcement of foreign arbitration awards.
  • Florida District Court – dispute involving enforcement of foreign bonds.
  • Florida District Court – dispute involving infrastructure project for telecommunications.
  • New York District Court – dispute involving enforcement of foreign arbitration award. 
  • New York District Court – dispute involving piercing the corporate veil.

Representative Arbitration

  • International arbitration involving road rehabilitation project.
  • International arbitration involving airport construction project.
  • International arbitration involving telecommunications company.
  • International arbitration involving financial instruments.
  • International arbitration involving fishing-related venture.
  • International arbitration involving railway and port project.
  • International arbitration involving commercial dispute.
  • International arbitration involving highway construction project.
  • International arbitration involving rehabilitation of football stadium.
  • International arbitration involving television satellite telecommunications.

News & Resources

Select Presentations

  • Visiting Practitioner on International Law, Indiana University School of Law, Indiana.
  • Visiting Lecturer on International Law, Chapman University School of law, California.
  • Visiting Lecturer on International Law, San Francisco University School of Law, Ecuador.
  • Speaker, Investor-State Arbitration Disputes, Arbitration Conference.
  • Speaker, Precedents in Investment Treaty Arbitration, Arbitration Conference.
  • Speaker, Enforcing & Attacking International Arbitration Awards, Arbitration Conference.
  • Speaker, Responsibilities of Arbitrators and Arbitration Centers, Arbitration Conference.
  • Speaker, International Dispute Resolution, Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention.
  • Speaker, Alternative Dispute Resolution, California Minority Counsel Program Conference.

Industries & Practices

International Arbitration & Litigation
Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Appellate
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada
  • China
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Creative Industries
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Europe
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International Arbitration & Litigation
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Mining
  • Securities & Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, International Bar Association, Litigation and Arbitration Sections.
  • Member, Orange County (CA) Bar Association, International Section.
  • Member, Los Angeles County (CA) Bar Association, International Section.
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association.
  • Member, World Affairs Council, Orange County, California.
  • Board Member, Orange County Business Council, California.

Accolades

  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America©, 2007-2022
  • Named a Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Antitrust, 2020
Juan C. Basombrio