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Catherine Bratic


Catherine Bratic
English, French, Spanish
Practice Group

As an 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.

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.

Education and admissions


  • JurisDoctor, Columbia University, 2013
  • Masters in Economic Law, Sciences Po Paris, 2013
  • B.A., Political Science and French Studies, Rice University, 2010


  • ArbitralWomen
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • Texas
  • Paris

Court admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
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