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Melissa Yrastorza-Daghman focuses her practice on international arbitration and cross-border disputes. She has also advised clients on international public law issues.

Melissa is currently involved in representations of foreign clients against claims brought under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA).


  • Major pharmaceutical company arbitrates claims arising out of Chinese investmentsJones Day is representing a major pharmaceutical company in a Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre arbitration arising out of representations and warranties given in respect of the client's investment in a Chinese drug development company whose senior officers and consultants were subsequently prosecuted in the United States for misappropriation of another pharmaceutical company's trade secrets.