Daniel McLaughlin

Daniel McLaughlin, Senior Staff Attorney, joined CJA in the Fall of 2015. He previously served as a United Nations Legal Officer before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh and as an International Bar Association Fellow in the Trial and Appeals Chambers of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former-Yugoslavia in The Hague. Mr. McLaughlin 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. Prior to working with the United Nations, Mr. McLaughlin served a judicial clerkship in the Southern District of New York with the Hon. Robert L. Carter and was a litigation associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York specializing in sovereign nation litigation. He also founded Dejure Design, which provides visual design services to human rights organizations seeking to make their work more accessible and engaging. He is admitted to practice in California and the State of New York. Mr. McLaughlin 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.