We have  participated in ADR proceedings in most countries throughout the Indo-Pacific Region as both a Neutral and a Counsel.

Additionally, Mr. Day is credited as pioneering the development of mediation in key Southeast Asian countries and has also trained hundreds mediators and arbitrators throughout the Indo-Pacific Region, including Hawaii and on the U.S. Mainland.

Recognized as one of the key experts in the United States on international commercial conciliation, mediation and arbitration, Mr. Day has an extensive involvement in the field of negotiations & international conflict resolution (both mediation and arbitration):

  • * Mr. Day, as a private citizen, was instrumental in the brokering and creation of the first public discussions on the subject of economic normalization among several U.S. Ambassadors and Ministers of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in early 1997 which led to the initial BTA (Bilateral Trade Agreement) draft between the U.S. and Vietnam.
  • * The Singapore International Arbitration Centre has selected Mr. Day as the international arbitrator in a dispute between U.S., Indian, and Mauritius parties over the construction and finance of a bridge in India.
  • * David Day was appointed and served as the Sole Arbitrator in a large ICC International Court of Arbitration telecommunications dispute between Canadian and Chinese firms.
  • * Mr.  Day was one of the very first 7 Americans recognized and empaneled as an international arbitrator in the People’s Republic of China beginning in the early 1990’s.
  • * Mr. Day is one of only 45 Americans named as global arbitrators in the “International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitrators”  published by Law Business Research.


In addition to his extensive work as a Neutral and an Advocate in dispute resolution proceedings, Professor David Day actively instructs graduate students, executives, lawyers, solicitors, diplomats and senior military in international dispute resolution and conflict resolution programs and courses both in Hawaii as well as a number of Asian countries.