Foley Hoag Partner Melida Hodgson to Serve as Panelist at 8th Annual HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference

March 29, 2017

Foley Hoag partner Mélida Hodgson will be a featured panelist at the 8th Annual Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Corporate Counsel Conference, taking place at the InterContinental Miami on March 30-April 2, 2017.  This year’s conference, “The Gateway to YOUR Global Network,” will provide an optimal platform for discussion on how international issues can impact businesses locally.

Hodgson’s panel, “The Changing Landscape of ADR in Latin America and the U.S. Influence: A Primer for Inside and Outside Counsel,” will examine the growth of ADR in Mexico, Brazil and Central America, as well as the factors that have negatively impacted the growth of ADR in other parts of the region. The panelists will also address how the changing political climate in the U.S. may impact litigation and the use of ADR in Latin America.

Hodgson is a member of Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Department. She focuses her practice on investor-State and commercial arbitrations, counseling governments and state-owned entities with respect to international investment protection obligations, as well as World Trade Organization dispute resolution, and international trade policy issues.

The Hispanic National Bar Association is a nonprofit membership organization founded in 1972, representing the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories.


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