Daniel E. González | Miami | Hogan Lovells

Daniel E. González

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Gonzalez Daniel

Daniel E. González
Gonzalez Daniel
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"He's excellent and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him."

Chambers USA

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.

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"He's excellent and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him."

Chambers USA

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.


  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, summa cum laude, 1988
  • B.B.A., University of Miami, summa cum laude, 1985
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Florida
  • 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
  • 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
  • Member, Trial Law Institute
  • Member, Diversity Law Institute
  • Trial Lawyer, Order of Maximus



Florida Super Lawyers

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


Who's Who Legal

2017-2018, 2020
Litigation: General Commercial (Florida)

Chambers USA

2007-2013, 2017-2019
Stand-out Lawyers

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