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Dana C. MacGrath

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Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Omni Bridgeway


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Dana C. MacGrath is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Omni Bridgeway, responsible for leading the company's investments in international arbitration matters and contributing to its commercial litigation funding efforts, having joined Omni in 2019 from Sidley Austin LLP, where she was a partner focusing on international arbitration and commercial litigation.

Dana's ability to structure funding deals that address the special needs of parties engaging in or representing clients in international disputes is informed by having conducted arbitrations before the leading international arbitration institutions, as well as before ad hoc arbitration panels, and by serving as an arbitrator herself. She has also represented U.S. and foreign parties in disputes regarding the enforceability of arbitration agreements and arbitral awards, 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 and has long been a leader in her field. She is the current president of the Board of Directors of ArbitralWomen, a member of the Steering Committee and Corporate Sub-Committee of the ERA Pledge, a member of the Council of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Disputes Resolution (AAA-ICDR) and affiliate member of the Arbitration Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, of which she served as Chair from September 2015-June 2018. She served as co-chair of the CPR Institute Arbitration Rules Revision Committee and is a member of the CPR Arbitration Committee. She is also a member of several task forces of the ICC Commission on Arbitration. 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 International Commercial Arbitration Moot team. Dana is the immediate former co-chair of Y-ADR, the young arbitrators group of the CPR Institute.