Dante Figueroa

Languages Spoken



Chevy Chase




United States



Organization/Company Name

Figueroa Arbitration



Dante Figueroa is a U.S. citizen trained in civil and common law. He obtained his JD. from the University of Concepción School of Law, Chile, and holds two masters of law degrees (University of Chile, 1999 & Washington College of Law, 1997). He is fluent in Spanish, English, French & Italian with intermediate level of German and working proficiency in Portuguese. Since 2001, he has acted as arbitrator, counsel and expert witness in numerous cases involving international and domestic arbitration throughout the Americas, has authored seven books (two of which received awards from the Inter-American Bar Association) and over fifty legal articles published in the United States, Latin America and Europe. He was an Adjunct Professor at the Washington College of Law of Law teaching International Business Transactions (2004-2014), and at the Georgetown University Law Center teaching Comparative Law (2010-2014). He is a former Founding Partner of Woss & Partners, PLLC (2013-2019), and is currently the Latin American Editor of the Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) Journal, and Co-Chair of the D.C. Bar’s International Law Section’s Steering Committee. He is also member of several Latin American editorial boards, and served as the elected Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association (2012-2013 & 2015). He is a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2019) and is registered as arbitrator at the Mediation and Arbitration Center of Santa Catarina (CAMESC), Brazil (2019), Mexico City Chamber of Commerce’s Arbitration Center (2019), and the Lima Chamber of Commerce’s Arbitration Center (2018). Figueroa’s professional experience includes a solid practical knowledge of corporate law in the areas of energy, infrastructure, mining, oil & gas and telecommunications. 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. He was a consultant with Muñoz Investment Banking Group, LLC. in Washington, D.C. He is a regular speaker at numerous conferences, seminars and courses in Europe, the U.S. and Latin America. He is licensed to practice law in Chile, New York, Washington, D.C., the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Court of International Trade.