NYU Law Abroad

NYU Law Abroad Staff in Buenos Aires

Florencia Lebensohn

Executive Director, Clinic on Policy Advocacy in Latin America

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Florencia holds a law degree with honors from the University of Buenos Aires and an LL.M. in International Studies from New York University (Hugo Grotius Scholar). After graduating from NYU, she received a fellowship to work with Professor Georg Nolte at the United Nations International Law Commission. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Constitutional and International Law at the University of Buenos Aires. 

In her professional capacity, she serves as a permanent law clerk at the Supreme Court of Justice of Argentina in the office of its Vice President, Dr. Rosenkrantz, where she focuses on issues of international law, environmental law and social security. Prior to joining the Supreme Court, Florencia earned extensive experience working for several years in prominent law firms in Argentina and France, specializing in international arbitration, public international law, and public law.

In the academic field, she is an adjunct professor of Public International Law and International Arbitration at the University of Buenos Aires Law School, and coordinates and coaches the arbitration teams of the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Competition (Winner in 2016) and the Concours d'Arbitrage de Paris (Winner in 2018, 2020 and 2023). She also teaches Human Rights at the Universidad de San Andrés and Administrative Law at the Public Policy Master's Program at Universidad Tarcuato Di Tella.