• Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (Venezuela), Abogado (J.D.) (2009)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. (2013)


  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Venezuela


  • Spanish (native)
  • English

Eduardo Mathison


Eduardo Mathison is a counsel in Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution Group and is based in the Washington, D.C. office. He also works closely with the firm’s International Trade and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Groups, and C&M International, with a particular focus in Latin America.

Eduardo concentrates his practice on international arbitration and litigation matters across industries and jurisdictions. He has experience representing clients in international investment and commercial disputes before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), as well as ad hoc arbitrations conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. Eduardo also has experience representing foreign and domestic clients in Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) litigation, including victims of terrorism.

As a lawyer qualified in the District of Columbia, New York, and Venezuela, Eduardo is an active member of Crowell & Moring's Latin America practice. He has experience assisting clients in Latin American countries on U.S. economic sanctions, and export controls, as well as with anti-corruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) matters. He also works closely with consultants of the firm’s affiliate, C&M International, providing advice regarding international trade developments, investment-related issues, regulatory policy, and government affairs. Eduardo has assisted clients and worked with local counsel in over a dozen different jurisdictions across Latin America and the Caribbean, on a wide range of matters.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Eduardo was an associate in the litigation group of a leading Venezuelan firm, where he advised and represented clients in all contexts of litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

Eduardo is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English.



Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York, and Venezuela


Speeches & Presentations

  • "High Political Risk in Investment Arbitration: The Case Study of Venezuela,” Washington Arbitration Week Webinar (December 3, 2021). Speakers: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "Venezuela: ¿Una Jurisdicción Amistosa para el Arbitraje?" Venezuelan Arbitration Association (AVA) – VI Arbitration Summit (July 20, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "Witness Evidence in International Arbitration – A Practical Discussion," ICC YAF Webinar (July 1, 2020). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "From School to Practice – Preparing Witnesses, Experts, and Document Requests," Georgetown International Arbitration Society Panel, Washington, DC (April 2, 2019). Panelist: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "Venezuela Update Webinar: Exchange Controls and Possible International Remedies to Recover Stranded Funds, and OFAC Sanctions," Crowell & Moring Webinar (June 22, 2016). Speakers: Ian A. Laird, Eduardo Mathison, Melissa Morris, David (Dj) Wolff, and Pedro L. Planchart.
  • “Venezuela’s Exchange Controls – How to Recover Monies Owed by the Government of Venezuela,” Crowell & Moring Webinar, Washington, D.C. (March 11, 2015). Speaker: Eduardo Mathison.
  • "ICSID Treaty Counterclaims: Requirements, Evolution of ICSID Cases and Investment Treaties," Georgetown University Law School, Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2014). Moderator: Eduardo Mathison; Speaker: Ian A. Laird.


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August 18, 2022 The Best Lawyers in America 2023 Recognizes 54 Crowell & Moring Attorneys, Three Selected as Lawyer of the Year
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January 3, 2022 Crowell & Moring Elects 13 New Partners, Promotes Seven to Senior Counsel, and 19 to Counsel
November 23, 2021 Crowell & Moring International Dispute Resolution Lawyers Participate in Washington Arbitration Week 2021
July 20, 2021 Crowell & Moring Named to Global Arbitration Review’s 2021 “GAR 100” List
July 1, 2021 Crowell & Moring Partner Ian A. Laird Named One of Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers
May 5, 2017 Crowell & Moring Featured in Global Arbitration Review’s 10th Annual "GAR 100" List
October 14, 2016 Crowell & Moring Named a Top Firm for Serving Latin America by Latinvex