founder and principal
Daniel McLaughlin is a lawyer with years of experience in international and social justice work. He worked as a Legal Office for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and in the Trial and Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former-Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Daniel taught international criminal, humanitarian and human rights law at Fordham Law School, where he was a Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights and Adjunct Professor, and has lectured widely on these topics.
Prior to working with the United Nations, Daniel served a judicial clerkship in the Southern District of New York with the Hon. Robert L. Carter and was a fourth year litigation associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York specializing in sovereign nation litigation.
He holds a dual-degree (J.D. and Maîtrise en Droit) from Columbia Law School / Paris I Sorbonne-Panthéon and a B.A. from Yale. He is bilingual in French and English.