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Daniel is an experienced international advocate whose practice focuses on international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, and investor-State dispute settlement. He has rich experience representing clients in arbitrations under a wide range of rules, including ICSID, ICC, SIAC, JCAA, and UNCITRAL. He regularly lectures and publishes on topics relating to international dispute resolution.


After receiving his J.D. from Stanford Law School, Daniel began as a US litigator with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. He then relocated to Tokyo and was a member of the international arbitration group at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for a number of years, before finally joining Mori Hamada & Matsumoto. In addition to his work as counsel, he enjoys an appointment as Lecturer at Kobe University Faculty of Law.

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