MIAMI – Jorge A. Mestre has been appointed to the Steering Group of the American Bar Association’s International Energy & Natural Resources Committee. Mestre will serve for one year beginning August 10, 2011.

The committee promotes and facilitates the exchange of information, expertise, experiences and best practices regarding international energy and natural resources development projects while helping its members serve the needs and interests of their clients.

Active in the community, Mestre serves as a member of the board of directors of the Hispanic National Bar Foundation and the American Bar Association Coalition of Racial and Ethnic Justice. In the past, he served as vice-president of the Cuban American Bar Association and as a member of the board of directors of the Dade County Bar Association, two of the largest voluntary bar associations in Florida. He is also an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University School of Law, where he teaches international arbitration.

Mestre’s practice is focused exclusively on commercial litigation, including international arbitration and litigation. He has litigated domestic and international arbitration matters in both English and Spanish.


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