DANIEL M. PRICE serves as arbitrator in major international treaty and commercial disputes.
Dan has spent more than 30 years in private law practice and government service. He has extensive experience in disputes arising under bilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements, having served as a negotiator of these agreements, counsel to both company claimants and government respondents, and as an arbitrator.
He was a partner with Sidley Austin LLP, having founded and chaired the firm's 60-member International Trade & Dispute Resolution group. At Sidley, in addition to arbitration work, he advised companies on trade, investment, national security, regulatory, and transactional matters.
Dan served in the Administration of George W. Bush as the senior White House official responsible for international economic issues, including international trade and investment, humanitarian relief, and the international aspects of financial system reform, energy security and climate change. He was the President's personal representative to the G8, the G20 Financial Summit and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum. He also served as U.S. chair of various cabinet-level bilateral dialogues, including with Brazil, India and the European Union (TEC).
Earlier he served as USTR Principal Deputy General Counsel (1989-1992), where he negotiated trade and investment agreements with the former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Latin America including NAFTA. Dan served as Deputy Agent to the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in The Hague (1984-1986), representing the U.S. government and advising businesses in arbitrating claims against Iran.
Dan currently serves by Presidential appointment on the Panel of Arbitrators of the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). He is a member of the Business & Economics Advisory Group of the Atlantic Council, the G20 Advisory Board of the German Marshall Fund, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.
Dan has been a commentator on BBC, CNBC, Reuters, PBS, Bloomberg and NPR. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Politico, the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard International Law Journal.
He received his B.A. with high honors from Haverford College in 1977 (Phi Beta Kappa); a Diploma in Legal Studies in 1979 from Cambridge University (Keasbey Scholar); and his J.D. in 1981 from Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review.