Inna Rozenberg is a senior attorney based in the New York office.
Ms. Rozenberg’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, including representation of foreign entities and sovereigns before U.S. courts and international arbitral tribunals. She has extensive experience in international commercial arbitration proceedings, ad hoc arbitrations relating to post-closing purchase price adjustment disputes, proceedings in U.S. federal courts to enforce arbitration clauses and awards, and advising clients on drafting arbitration clauses.
Ms. Rozenberg joined the firm in 2001 and became a senior attorney in 2008. She received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude
, from New York University School of Law in 2000 and an undergraduate degree, cum laude
, from Yale University in 1997. From 2000 to 2001, she served as law clerk to the Honorable M. Blane Michael of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
She is a member of the Bar of New York and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second and Fourth Circuits. Her native language is English, and she is proficient in Spanish and Russian.
Representative international arbitration matters include serving as counsel to: DP World in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Peru arising out of an investment to build and operate a container terminal at the Port of Callao; French cabling systems manufacturer Nexans in an ICC arbitration against the Chilean company Madeco concerning a post-closing price adjustment; the Russian Federation in an ICC arbitration against the Swiss trading company Noga relating to Soviet-era loan agreements, and in successfully resisting Noga’s attempts to confirm a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award, see Compagnie Noga D’Importation Et D’Exportation S.A. v. Russian Federation, 2008 WL 3833257 (S.D.N.Y. 2008), affirmed, 350 Fed. Appx. 476 (2d Cir. 2009); Argentine oil and gas producer YPF in an ICDR arbitration brought by a Chilean company concerning deliveries under a long-term natural gas supply agreement; Newbridge Latin America in an ICC arbitration against Grupo Corvi relating to management of a Mexican chocolate company, and in winning an injunction from the District Court for the Southern District of New York resulting in the dismissal of a related lawsuit filed against Newbridge in Mexico, see Newbridge Acquisition I, L.L.C. et al. v. Grupo Corvi, S.A. de D.V., 2002 WL 42007 (S.D.N.Y. 2002); and an affiliate of the Argentine group Perez Companc in winning and confirming an ICC arbitration award for breach of an agreement with affiliates of The Trust Company of the West to invest in a Brazilian rice and beans company.
Representative litigation matters include serving as counsel to: Nortel Networks Inc. in its defense of claims brought by the European Nortel estates in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware; The Dow Chemical Company in a trial in the Southern District of New York and the subsequent appeal before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, in which Dow defeated Ineos’s claims for damages based on an alleged breach of a long-term chemical supply agreement, see Ineos Americas LLC et al. v. The Dow Chemical Company, 378 Fed. Appx. 74 (2d Cir. 2010); the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in a successful appeal before the Second Circuit of the summary judgment dismissal of a copyright infringement case, see Blanch v. Koons, 467 F.3d 244 (2d Cir. 2006); the French bank Credit Lyonnais in dismissing securities fraud claims brought against it in the Southern District of New York by French paper and packaging materials company Otor, see Otor, S.A. et al. v. Credit Lyonnais, S.A., 2006 WL 2613775 (S.D.N.Y. 2006); and the Hong Kong accounting firms BDO International and BDO Binder in a successful appeal before the Second Circuit, resulting in the dismissal of a securities fraud lawsuit on the ground of forum non conveniens, see Yung v. Lee, 160 Fed. Appx. 37 (2d Cir. 2005).
Ms. Rozenberg is published in the field of international arbitration and has served as a panelist at ICC Young Arbitrators Forum events, speaking on such topics as drafting arbitration clauses, arbitrators serving as mediators, and due process in international arbitration. She is also a frequent presenter at Cleary Gottlieb CLE programs on international arbitration and a contributor to the Cleary Gottlieb Litigation & Arbitration Report.