Catherine Bratic

Catherine Bratic

Senior Associate

Email catherine.bratic@​

Phone +1 713 632 1434

Fax +1 713 632 1401

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation

As a senior associate in our International Arbitration group, Catherine Bratic focuses her practice on commercial and investment arbitration, representing both companies and states in arbitration proceedings under the rules of the ICC, ICSID, AAA, and UNCITRAL.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Catherine clerked for the Honorable Lee H. Rosenthal, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas. She also joined UNESCO as a legal fellow after her graduation, assisting in the defense of the organization in arbitration and in litigation in French courts.

While in law school, Catherine was the Articles Editor for the Columbia Journal of European Law and worked on the draft Restatement (Third) of International Arbitration, dealing in particular with the enforcement and recognition of arbitral awards in U.S. courts. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Jennifer W. Elrod of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Education and admissions


Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 2013

Masters in Economic Law, Sciences Po Paris, 2013

B.A., Political Science and French Studies, Rice University, 2010



French-American Chamber of Commerce


Bar admissions and qualifications



Court admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

Representative experience

Representing a media group in ICC arbitration proceedings in relation to breaches of several agreements in connection with their business in the Middle East.

Representing a European oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration in relation to a price review of a long term gas contract.

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