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Lawyering in Spanish is taught by Katia Fach Gomez, a Professor of Law at the University of Zaragoza (Spain).  Professor Fach Gomez will have recently completed her Master of Laws degree at Fordham Law School.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. International Law. Universidad de Zaragoza. Sobresaliente cum laude por uninimidad. Best Ph.D. Award. Spanish Department of State.  Jun 2001.

University Zaragoza (Spain). J.D. summa cum laude. 1992-1997.

Columbia Law School. Visiting Scholar. Fall 2008, 2007.

Max Planck Institut (Germany). Visiting Scholar. 1999-2007. (15 months.)

Harvard Law School. Post-Doctoral Researcher. Jun-Jul 2001.

Swiss Institute of Comparative Law. Pre-Doctoral Researcher. Sept-Dec 2000.

Universität Osnabrück (Germany). Pre-Doctoral Researcher. Jul-Dec 1999.

The Hague Conference (Holland). Private International Law Program. Jul 1998.
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Speaking Engagements

Presented over 25 speeches in Europe (Germany and Spain) and Latin America (Perú, Brazil, México, Chile, Guatemala, Colombia and Ecuador). Representative speaking engagements from the last years include:

International Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in Tort, (Competencia judicial internacional y derecho aplicable en materia de responsabilidad extracontractual), Organization of American States, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 2003.
Legal Status of Foreign Sportsmen in Spain, (Régimen jurídico de los deportistas extranjeros en España), Madrid Bar Association, Mar 2004.
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the European Union, (Métodos alternativos de Resolución de Conflictos en la Unión Europea), Master on Mediation, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Jul 2005.
International Contracts, (Internationale Verträge), Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Jan 2006.
International Aspects of Services Regulation in the information society, (Aspectos internacionales de la regulación de los servicios de la sociedad de la información), Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo (Spain), Jul 2007.
Spanish International Law, (Derecho Internacional español), San Francisco La Raza Lawyers Association, Jun 2008.
Internacional Legal Issues: Dispute Resolutions, Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala, Jun 2009.
Bilateral Investment Treaties: Do they need to be reformed attending to the socioeconomic reality of Latin America?, (TBIs: ¿Es necesario reformarlos a la luz de la realidad socioeconómica latinoamericana?), U.S.-Ecuadorian Chamber of Commerce, Quito, Aug 2010.
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Publications

Published two books, over ten Spanish book chapters, nine international papers, over ten national papers, several case law commentaries and legal book reviews. Representative publications from the last years include:

Latin America and ICSID: David versus Goliath? (in English), Law and Business Review of the Americas 2010.
ICSID Claim by Spanish Companies Against Mexico over the Center for the Integral Management of Industrial Resources (in English),  8 Spanish Arbitration Review 2010.
Recent European Court of Justice Case Law on Insolvency Law: Steps towards greater Legal Certainty, (Die jüngste konkursrechtliche Rechtsprechung des EuGH: Schritte zu mehr Rechtssicherheit -in German-), Zeitschrift für Gemeinschaftprivatrecht, 2007, pp. 44-51.
Transboundary Pollution in Private International Law (La contaminación transfronteriza en Derecho Internacional Privado. Estudio de derecho aplicable), editorial Bosch, Barcelona 2002, 486 pages.
International Economic Law, (Herdegen, Derecho económico internacional), 2003, editorial Thomson, 2005, 371 pages.
Ecuadorian Constitutional Court declares the Unconstitutionality of some Bilateral Investment Treaties, (La Corte Constitucional ecuatoriana declara la inconstitucionalidad de varios Tratados Bilaterales de Inversión), Revista de Arbitraje Comercial y de Inversiones, 3/2010.
United States Reviews Model BIT: Obama Administration to Develop a new International Investment Policy?, (Estados Unidos revisa su modelo de Tratado Bilateral de Inversiones: La administración Obama va a desarrollar una nueva política en materia de inversiones?), AA. VV., Actas del Congreso Internacional sobre Arbitraje celebrado en Logroño, 2010.
Environmental Protection and International Trade: Greening the Investment Arbitration?, (La protección del medio ambiente y el comercio internacional: ¿Se puede “pensar en verde” el arbitraje de inversiones?, AA. VV., Comercio Exterior, 2009, pp. 205-255.
European Regulation 44/2001 and International Commercial Agency Agreements: Jurisdictional Issues, (El Reglamento 44/2001 y los contratos de agencia comercial internacional: Aspectos jurisdiccionales), Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 2003, pp. 181-222.
Comments on the Bankruptcy Law, (Artículos 220-225), AA. VV.: Comentarios a la Ley Concursal, Aranzadi, 2004, pp. 1394-1418.
Transposition of the European Directive 94/47: The Spanish Law 42/98 on Timesharing. Some Aspects of Private International Law, (Transposición de la Directiva 94/47: La Ley española 42/98 de aprovechamiento por turno de bienes inmuebles de uso turístico. Algunos aspectos de Derecho Internacional Privado), Noticias de la Unión Europea 2000, pp. 9-16.