Daniel E. Parga

Daniel E. Parga


Daniel E. Parga is an associate in the International Trade Group in Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C. office. Daniel represents clients in trade remedies proceedings before the International Trade Commission (ITC), the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce), and the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT). His experience includes representing governments in the negotiation of free trade agreements as well as businesses and other clients in international arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Daniel handles matters in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.



  • Represented major South Korean steel company in reducing its dumping margin by double digits. °
  • Counseled the South Korean government in the negotiation of a free trade agreement with six Central American Nations. °
  • Represented several South Korean, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, and Mexican companies (mainly in the steel and petrochemical industries) in countervailing duties and anti-dumping proceedings before Commerce, the ITC, and the CIT. °
  • Worked on ICSID arbitrations in connection to an alleged expropriation of assets. °
  • Represented a Belgian family in an ICSID dispute against the Republic of Croatia for the expropriation of real estate intended for the development of a luxury resort on the Dalmatian Coast. °
  • Represented an investor and business in an ICSID dispute in connection to several violations of the Turkey-Turkmenistan bilateral investment treaty. °
  • Represented a client in an ICC arbitration conducted in Spanish against an autonomous agency of a Latin American government for contractual breaches in relation to the construction of a bridge. °
  • Represented a major industrial gas company in Mexico in contract negotiations. °

°Some of the above representations were handled by Mr. Parga prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Legal Intern, Embassy of Mexico, Washington, D.C., Office of the Legal Counsel for the Ministry of Economy, 2013-2014
  • Legal Intern, Inter-American Development Bank, Legal Department (Non-Sovereign Guaranteed Operations Division, Multilateral Investment Fund, 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Presidential Citation Award, Rotary International (District 4110), 2008
  • Coach for English- and Spanish-speaking student teams participating in international investment and commercial arbitration competitions, 2015- 2016


  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2014
    • Betty Southard Murphy Fellowship in International Commercial Arbitration, 2014
  • M.A., International Economic Relations, American University School of International Service, 2015
  • B.B.A., Economics and International Business, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2011
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of International Trade
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • Portuguese, Fluent