Louis-Alexis Bret is an associate in King & Spalding’s New York office and a member of the international arbitration practice. Mr. Bret’s practice focuses on both commercial and investment arbitration, primarily in the energy and mining sector.
Mr. Bret represents clients in international energy and mining disputes, including disputes involving governments and national oil companies, energy trading disputes, disputes concerning LNG facilities and sales, and disputes involving supply and pricing of natural gas. As part of his practice, Mr. Bret works closely with industry experts, as well as with experts on economic and damages issues. Mr. Bret also advises natural resource companies in connection with their investments abroad and writes frequently on international energy and mining disputes, with a particular emphasis on mining and energy trading disputes.
Mr. Bret received his Maîtrise and D.E.A. from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and his LL.M from Columbia Law School. Prior to joining King & Spalding, he worked for the international arbitration departments of international law firms both in France and in the United States. Mr. Bret currently serves as Director of the New York Sub-Chapter of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, which he co-founded.