Felipe Awad focuses his practice on international commercial litigation in U.S. courts and arbitration. He is a native Spanish speaker.
Prior to joining Osorio Internacional, P.A., Felipe interned at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. and at U.S. diplomatic missions in Paris and The Hague. In The Hague, Felipe assisted Department attorney-advisers on proceedings before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal.
After earning his J.D. from American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., Felipe pursued an LL.M. in international arbitration at the University of Miami School of Law. During his LL.M., Felipe worked as a research assistant on a project on cost management in arbitration led by a pre-eminent international arbitrator. While completing his J.D., Felipe interned at the Inter-American Development Bank, where he worked on corporate legal affairs involving Bank activities.
Felipe holds graduate degrees in International Relations and Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. His interest in public affairs led him to serve as an intern at The White House.