Adriana T. Ingenito is a litigation associate and a member of the Firm’s Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations and Arbitration practice groups.
Adriana received legal training in both the common law and civil law systems. Adriana obtained a J.D. from American University Washington College of Law, and received Masters degrees in comparative law and international commercial law from l'École Normale Supérieure and L’Université Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-la-Défense.
During her legal studies, Adriana also served as a law clerk in the U.S. Department of State Office of the Legal Adviser, as an intern at a law firm in Paris, and as a Dean’s fellow and research assistant to comparative law professor Fernanda Nicola of American University Washington College of Law.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Adriana worked for several years as an international litigation and international arbitration associate in a large New York-based law firm.
Highlighted Lectures & Publications
Carving Out New Exceptions to Sovereign Immunity: Why the NML Capital Cases May Harm U.S. Interests Abroad, 30 Md. J. Int’l L. 118, 2015
Indonesia Gives Notice: Foreign Investors to Lose Treaty Protection, Client Alert, April 24, 2014
Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations
Represents multinational companies in connection with global risk assessments and compliance audits
Represented a compliance officer during a FINRA investigation
International Commercial & Investment Arbitration and Litigation
Advised private entities on structuring investments to obtain BIT and other international treaty protections
Represented an African State in multiple enforcement actions in U.S. federal court under the New York Convention and a Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
Represented a construction group in an ICC and ICSID claim against an African State
Represented a consortium of companies in a claim before the European Court of Human Rights involving the unlawful tender of a public works contract and the right to a fair trial
Represented a Southern European exploration company in connection with a BIT and ECT claim before ICSID regarding the misappropriation of natural gas storage tanks
U.S. Commercial Litigation
Represented a sports network in a New York state court action seeking to vacate an arbitral award rendered by a committee affiliated with Major League Baseball
Represented an insurance company against a third party insurer in a breach of contract dispute relating to the mismanagement of claims handling
Represented the family members of Víctor Jara, the late activist and musician, in an Alien Tort Statute/Torture Victim Protection Act claim alleging crimes against humanity, extrajudicial killing and torture. Jury trial resulted in a US$28 million verdict in favor of our clients
Represented a Latin American nonprofit organization in a contract dispute in New York state court
Advised and restructured a charitable organization providing medicine and medical devices to those in need in Florida and Venezuela
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2014, Cum Laude
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Master II, International Commercial Law, 2014, Honors
École Normale Supérieure, Master I, Comparative Law, 2013, High Honors