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Dante Figueroa

Dante Figueroa obtained his JD. from the University of Concepción School of Law, Chile, and has LL.M. degrees from the University of Chile and the American University’s Washington College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Chile, New York, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Court of International Trade. Mr. Figueroa is also an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown Law Center where he teaches Latin American Law, and at the Washington College of Law where he teaches Business Transactions in Latin America. He practiced law for over a decade in Chile in the public and private sectors. In the public sector, he served as general counsel for two cities and for the regional branch of a government agricultural development agency, and as a staff attorney for the Chilean Agency for International Cooperation. In the private sector, he worked as an associate with Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia., focusing his practice on international business transactions in the areas of infrastructure, mining, machine manufacturing, toll road concessions, communications, aquaculture, agricultural exports, energy, and real estate. He also served as in-house counsel for the Chilean branches of two multinational corporations, and advised clients  on ICSID arbitrations. He was a consultant with Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC. in Washington, D.C. and has authored numerous articles on comparative civil and common law issues, some of which have been cited in U.S. court cases*, and had authored or co-authored four books, two of which received book awards from the Inter-American Bar Association**. He is also member of several Latin American editorial boards.***, and served as the elected Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association (www.iaba.org) for the 2012-2013 period. Mr. Figueroa is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and Italian, and has a basic knowledge of German.

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