Dante Figueroa, Esq. is a practitioner in the area of international dispute resolution with a focus on international investment and commercial arbitration, infrastructure projects, international trade, and comparative corporate law. He has authored six books (in English, Spanish & Italian) and more than 50 law review articles which have been published in the U.S., Europe and Latin America on topics ranging from international arbitration, comparative corporate liability, and infrastructure projects. He is fluent in five languages, possesses a J.D. and a master of laws degree from Chile and a master of law degree from the U.S. He was an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center from 2010-2017 and at the Washington College of Law from 2004-2014. From 2019 to 2020 he was Chair of the DC Bar's International Investment & Finance Committee, and is the former elected Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA), and Vice-President of the IABA's International Arbitration Committee. He has represented clients in investment arbitration before ICSID including the Banco Nuevo Mundo case, and in international commercial arbitration proceedings held in Mexico and Peru, concerning disruption claims, emergency arbitration, and other topics in the mining, infrastructure and energy sectors. Until 2021 he served at the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation's Bank Liaison Committee as a representative before the multilateral banks, and has advised the International Development Bank on dispute boards. Dante is a member of the bars of Chile, Washington, D.C., New York, Maryland, and the United States Supreme Court. He is also the co-founder of Opportunity Third Party Funding, a firm specializing in brokering TPF.
He is fluent in Spanish, English, French & Italian, and has an intermediate working-level in Portuguese and German.