Daniel E. González

Daniel E. González


Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 305 459 6649

Fax +1 305 459 6550

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

"Seasoned arbitration practitioner who is 'very articulate, knowledgeable and a great speaker.'"

Chambers Global

Whether down the road or across continents, Dan González focuses on clients' most complex disputes, providing innovative solutions that support the bottom line from inception through to judgment or award and thereafter from appeal to enforcement.

Dan has served in multiple firm management positions, including the Global Head of the firm's International Arbitration practice, and as a member of the firm's Global Board of Directors. A top trial lawyer in Miami and Chambers ranked, Dan dedicates his full-time practice to international commercial litigation and arbitration, representing clients and sovereigns in "bet-the-company" cases in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, and Europe. He provides fully bilingual counsel in both common and civil law jurisdictions to effectively provide strategy and analysis in achieving favorable results.

Dan often serves as an arbitrator or international mediator in complex commercial disputes and as a speaker on international disputes in emerging markets. He currently serves on various task forces related to virtual hearings and diversity within international arbitration and is the past Chairman of the Miami International Arbitration Society. Dan co-authored the Hogan Lovells Protocol for the use of technology in hearings to assist parties and tribunals with coordinating and efficiently adjudicating virtual international arbitration disputes and serves on the faculty of the University of Miami School of Law, where he teaches the Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration.

Awards and recognitions


Lawyer of the Year: Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
The Best Lawyers in America


Board Certified Lawyer, International Litigation & Arbitration
The Florida Bar


International Arbitration (USA)
Chambers Global


Arbitration (International) (Latin America-wide)
Chambers Global


International Arbitration (Nationwide)
Chambers USA


International Arbitration (Latin America-wide)
Chambers Latin America


International Firms – City focus - Miami
The Legal 500 Latin America


Dispute Resolution: International arbitration
The Legal 500 US


Dispute Resolution: International litigation
The Legal 500 US


Acritas Star
Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers


Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration - Commercial, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation - Securities
The Best Lawyers in America


Who's Who Legal


Who's Who Legal


Litigation – Thought Leaders
Who's Who Legal

2017-2018, 2020

Who's Who Legal

2007-2013, 2017-2019

Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)
Chambers USA

Education and admissions


J.D., University of Miami School of Law, summa cum laude, 1988

B.B.A., University of Miami, summa cum laude, 1985


Board of Directors, Miami International Arbitration Society

Council of the Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution

Member, Advisory Board, Institute for Transnational Arbitration

Member, American Arbitration Association

Member, American Bar Association and International Arbitration Section

Member, Construction Lawyers Society of America

Member, Dade County Bar Association

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Technology in International Arbitration

Member, International Bar Association

Member, International Chamber of Commerce

Member, International Chamber of Commerce Committee to Latin America

Member, International Council for Commercial Arbitration

Member, London Court of International Arbitration

Bar admissions and qualifications


District of Columbia

New York

Court admissions

Supreme Court of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Representative experience

Representing a global technology company in a US$4bn ICC arbitration arising out of an IT services agreement with a telecommunications company.

Representing a US$2bn investment fund in a federal court RICO and fraud claim involving development projects throughout Florida.

Representing world's largest turbine supplier in arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings related to a US$2bn power generation facility in the U.S.

Representing one of the world’s largest constructors in an UNCITRAL arbitration related to a US$8bn mining project in the mountain borders of Chile and Argentina.  

Representing a public company in an M&A transaction gone bad on the acquisition of a Canadian construction company in the oil sands sector.

Representing one of the world’s largest power developers in an ICC arbitration related to a US$4bn development project in Chile.

Representing a South American government entity in an ICC dispute related to a long-term water supply and collateral services concession contract.

Representing a Central American country in investment treaty arbitration related to the expropriation of real estate assets for an ecotourism project.

Representing a Salvadoran telecommunications company in ICDR arbitration proceedings over disputes concerning inter­connection agreements.

Representing a leading construction and engineering company in defense of allegations brought by shareholders regarding stock price inflation.

Representing a United Kingdom satellite company in an ICC arbitration under English law regarding a breach of contract dispute.

Representing an engineering conglomerate over a joint venture dispute with a contractor who abandoned a transmission line project in Brazil and Chile.

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