Dante Figueroa



Dante Figueroa is a law scholar in comparative corporate and constitutional law joined the Adjunct Faculty at the Washington College of Law in 2004, where he teaches Business Transactions in Latin America. He has also taught trade and investment and U.S. Contracts Law at WCL's summer programs. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown Law Center in 2010, where he teaches Latin American Law to J.D. students, and has given several academic presentations at Law Center. Between 1993 and 2002 he taught environmental law, international law, and economic law in Chile. He has written three books in Spanish on enforcement of commercial arbitral awards, environmental law, and piercing the corporate veil doctrine, and has co-authored a fourth book on the legal legacy of the French Revolution in Latin America. His articles, which are available at http://ssrn.com/author=1015723, have been published in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, and U.S. courts have cited several of them.

He has given about forty lectures in the U.S and throughout Latin America. He is a member of the editorial committees of four Latin American law reviews, and is a member of the bar associations of D.C., NY, Chile, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Court of International Trade. He served as the elected Secretary General of the Inter-American Bar Association for the 2012-2013 period. He is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Italian, and has basic understanding of German.



Areas of Specialization

  • Comparative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Business Associations / Corporations