Christian Skinner-Klee, Associate


Christian received his LL.M. degree from Columbia Law School in 2014, and his J.D. degree for Fordham School of Law in 2017, where he was Managing Editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law. Christian also received his first degree in law from Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala in 2009.

Illustrative professional experience

Christian has experience in dispute resolution methods, as well as corporate and financial transactions:

· Represented Russian mining conglomerate in $1.2 billion claim against South American State in ICSID arbitration for illegal expropriation of investments.

· Represented French oil and gas multinational in $940 million investor-state claim in ICSID arbitration arising out of a series of decrees and resolutions by South American State that affected claimant’s investment.

· Represented Colombian financial service corporation in its $425 million acquisition of a Central American Bank and related due diligence.

· Represented German corporation making $1.2 billion in loans to its worldwide subsidiaries in master credit agreement.

· Represented Colombian bank in connection with an agreement for $250 million loan to an international airline.

· Represented foreign conglomerate in the development and project financing of an energy project in Peru.


2015: New York

2011: Guatemala