Dana MacGrath has a broad range of experience in international arbitration and litigation. She focuses on arbitration of complex commercial disputes and litigation in aid of arbitration.
Dana has participated in numerous arbitrations before the leading international arbitration institutions as well as ad hoc arbitration panels. Recent international arbitration matters have involved a variety of businesses and industries, including oil and gas, LNG, finance, telecommunications, transportation and international investments. She also serves as an arbitrator.
In the context of international litigation, Dana has represented both US and foreign parties regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements and arbitral awards under the New York Convention. She has also been involved in disputes regarding forum selection and choice of law clauses, sovereign immunity and discovery in the international context.
Dana is chair of the arbitration committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is a member of the finance committee of the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) and a member of the board of Directors of ArbitralWomen. She is an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, where she teaches a seminar on international commercial arbitration and coaches the Brooklyn Vis Moot team. Dana is co-chair of Y-ADR, the young arbitrators group of the CPR Institute. She writes and speaks frequently on the subject of international dispute resolution.
Dana received her JD from New York University School of Law and BA from Middlebury College.
WWL says: Dana Macgrath is a "real player in the New York market", praised for her arbitration work and overall disputes practice.
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