Brian McDaniel

Aspire to Inspire

Beverly Hills and New York-based lawyerDamien Granderson has more years of experience in the field. He graduated from Stanford University Law School, serving as editor-in-chief of the Stanford Journal of International Law.


Damien Granderson is also an adjunct law professor at Cornell University and Columbia University,member of the Executive Board of the American Bar Association Commission on International Law. He also published two international law books. He also has written articles and spoken at seminars in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, and Africa. 



Damien Granderson was born in Miami and graduated from Yale University in 1986. Here, he was the editor-in-chief of the Yale Law Journal. He received his J.D. from Stanford Law School. He received a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Stanford University, where he double-majored in Economics and Government. Damien was awarded Phi Beta Kappa as a sophomore in 1985. He was a national finalist in the William O. Douglas Award competition for writing and debating.


Career journey

Damien Granderson began his career at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York City before moving to Granderson Steinberg & Pritchard LLP. From 2002-2006 he was a partner at the firm of Fonseca and King, where he practiced international arbitration and commercial litigation. Granderson is currently a partner at the law firm of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP in Los Angeles.

The successful entertainment attorney has published two monographs on international law: “Principles of Modern Treaty Law” (with Michael Byers & Lara Fonda, Transnational Publishers, 2000) and “Principles of International Commercial Arbitration” (Transnational Publishers, 2003). Damien Granderson is also the co-author of three casebooks on international law: “The Conflict of Laws,” “International Trade Law,” and “International Business Transactions.”