Dara Brown

Associate, Washington, DC



Dara Brown is an associate in the Firm's International Arbitration Group. She represents and advises private parties and foreign sovereigns in the resolution of international disputes.  Her practice focuses on investment treaty and commercial arbitration, as well as public international law.

Dara has represented clients in arbitrations before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). She has experience in a wide range of industries, including mining, energy, and real estate development.

Dara has also represented clients in a variety of pro-bono matters. She has successfully secured a settlement on behalf of a human trafficking victim and prepared arguments on behalf of recipients of non-unanimous jury verdicts before Louisiana's Fourteenth Judicial District Court (pro hac vice).

Dara graduated with honors from Cornell Law School where she served as an editor for both the Journal of Law and Public Policy and LII Supreme Court Bulletin. She was awarded the Glushien Prize for her publication in the Cornell International Law Journal. Dara also received the Freeman Award for Civil-Human Rights for her work with Lawyers Without Borders in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Prior to joining White & Case as a Summer Associate, Dara interned at the White House for Vice President (Joe Biden) and his counsel. Following graduation, Dara received the Berger International Fellowship where she traveled to France to further develop her international law skills.

Bars and Courts
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
Cornell Law School
Cornell University