Dana MacGrath

Dana MacGrath

Attorney

Firm or Organisation
Bentham IMF

Present Position
Investment Manager and Legal Counsel

Type of Practitioner
Other

Nationality
american

Country of Residence
United States

Practice Areas
Arbitration, Intellectual Property

Experience
Litigation finance; international arbitration; international litigation; U.S. judicial enforcement of arbitration awards

Bar Admission
New York; Southern District of New York; Eastern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit; District of Columbia

Education
J.D., New York University School of Law

Publications
Landmark Decision on Arbitral Immunity, Alternatives, Vol.33 No. 9 (October 2015); "Arbitration of International Commercial Disputes," (Haig, ed. 2015)

Teaching
Adjunct Associate Professor at Brooklyn Law School (International Commercial Arbitration Seminar and coach Brooklyn Vis team)

Other Information
Dana MacGrath is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF, based in the New York office. She is responsible for leading the company's investment in international arbitration matters contributing to its commercial litigation funding efforts. Prior to joining Bentham, she was in the international arbitration practice group at several global law firms, including Sidley Austin LLP, Allen & Overy LLP and O'Melveny & Myers LLP, having started her legal career at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. She has a broad range of experience in international arbitration and litigation, having participated in numerous matters before the leading international arbitration institutions involving a variety of businesses and industries, including oil and gas, LNG, finance, telecommunications, transportation and international investments. She also serves as an arbitrator. In the context of international litigation, she represented U.S. and foreign parties regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements and arbitral awards under the New York Convention as well as disputes regarding forum selection and choice of law clauses, sovereign immunity and discovery in the international context. Dana has been recognized as a leading practitioner of international arbitration in various directories, including Chambers USA and Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration. Dana is President of ArbitralWomen. She is Co-Chair of the CPR Institute's Arbitration Rules Revision Committee. She is the immediate former Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the New York City Bar Association (September 2015-June 2018). She is an adjunct professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, where she teaches a seminar on international commercial arbitration and coaches the Brooklyn Vis Moot team. She writes and speaks frequently on the subject of international dispute resolution. *Disclaimer: Attorney Advertising*

CV
Not available

Email
dana.c.macgrath@gmail.com

Professional Address

Address
437 Madison Avenue

City
New York

Country
United States

Telephone
Not available

Mobile
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Email
dmacgrath@benthamimf.com

Site
http://www.benthamimf.com

Languages

  • English: Native Fluency
    • Conduct DR proceedings
    • Represent clients as an advocate in DR proceedings
    • Testify orally
    • Draft opinions, reports, agreements, decisions, orders or awards
    • Understand written documents
  • French: Conversational
    • Understand written documents