July 2020 – Chaffetz Lindsey associate Silvia Marroquin recently spoke as a guest lecturer at the “Advanced Issues in International Arbitration” class in the LL.M. program of the IE Law School. As an alumna of the program, Silvia was invited by Professor Marco de Benito to speak to the class about starting a career in international arbitration, the arbitration market, and the various career paths in the profession. During the class, Silvia and Professor de Benito discussed a variety of topics, including navigating the arbitration market in different cities, applying for internships, LL.M. programs, bar admissions, the diversity of backgrounds and profiles in the field, the various places to start you career (i.e., an institution, clerking for an arbitrator, a law firm) and getting creative in today’s climate. The group also discussed general tips on how to start building your business development plan as a junior associate.
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