Daniel Crosby advises companies, trade associations and governments on applying international trade and investment rules to advance their commercial and economic interests. He has worked with clients around the world for over 20 years to settle disputes and resolve market access barriers. Mr Crosby has broad experience on issues ranging from trade restrictions affecting the energy sector, petrochemicals and consumer products, to industrial policy, trade remedy investigations and tariff negotiations, to digital trade, services trade, and environmental and health regulations. He works for leading US, Middle Eastern and European multinationals in the Americas, the Middle East, Russia, Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa.
Mr Crosby is the managing partner of King & Spalding’s office in Geneva, where he has practiced since 2000. He is active in Switzerland’s diplomatic community and served as vice-chairman of the Club Diplomatique de Genève from 2009-2014. He also enjoys teaching, speaking and publishing on international trade issues and providing pro bono and technical assistance to WTO Members.
Mr Crosby obtained his law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University and practiced trade law in Washington, DC where he worked with the private sector, sovereigns, and trade associations. He also trained in the Office of the US Trade Representative and with the accessions division of the WTO Secretariat.
Prior to practicing law, Mr Crosby spent four years in the former Soviet Union during the perestroika and glastnost’ period while completing studies at Leningrad State University and traveling widely across the Soviet Republics. Mr Crosby speaks English, Russian, Hungarian and French.
WWL says: Daniel Crosby is nominated by peers in Switzerland and as far afield as Mexico, Ukraine and the US for his superb expertise in contentious and non-contentious trade matters.
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