January 2013 – Chaffetz Lindsey is delighted to announce the promotion of Andreas Frischknecht to Partner and Jennifer Gorskie to Counsel.
Andy Frischknecht has been with Chaffetz Lindsey since its founding in May 2009. He has over ten years of experience, having represented corporates, sovereigns and individuals in the state and federal courts in New York and elsewhere, and in arbitrations under the ICC, SIAC and NAI Rules. A dual Swiss-American citizen, he is fluent in English and German, and regularly represents Swiss and other European clients. Andy was previously with Clifford Chance and Hughes Hubbard & Reed, and obtained his LL.M. degree from New York University Law School in 2002 and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Bern, Switzerland, Faculty of Law in 1998.
Jennifer Gorskie joined the firm in early 2011 from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, deepening the firm’s capability in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration and in disputes involving Latin America. She has extensive experience representing sovereigns and companies based in and investing in the region, and is fluent in Spanish. She has appeared as an advocate in ICC, LCIA and ICSID arbitrations. Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum of the Southern District of New York. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard International Law Journal. Jennifer sits on the International Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and is the Interim Treasurer of the recently formed New York International Arbitration Center.
Peter Chaffetz says, “Andy and Jennifer are outstanding lawyers who have used our new platform to develop their skills and reputations. Their promotions recognize their invaluable contribution to our success and the esteem in which they are held by clients and co-counsel.” Adds David Lindsey, “These promotions are an important milestone in the firm’s development. They reflect our commitment to developing our capabilities across the key geographies in which we serve clients, including the U.S., Europe and Latin America.”
These promotions were the subject of a recent update by Global Arbitration Review. To read the article please click here.