Charles H. Camp

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Top Rated International Attorney in Washington, DC

Law Offices of Charles H. Camp, P.C.
 | 1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Suite M200
Washington, DC 20007
Phone: 2024577786
Fax: 202-457-7788
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • International (60%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Charles H. Camp works exclusively in international dispute resolution and serves both domestic and foreign clients. His practice involves international negotiation, litigation and arbitration as well as international debt recovery and domestic debt collection. His Washington, D.C., office puts him in an optimal location to assist clients with multinational concerns.

    After earning admission to the Louisiana State Bar in 1982, Mr. Camp practiced with the firms of Patton Boggs, LLP, and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP. In 2002, he opened the Law Offices of Charles H. Camp PC and devoted it to personalized representation in the complex area of international law.

    Mr. Camp is admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for both the District of Columbia and the 2nd Circuit; the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia and four states: Colorado, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. He is also a member of the International Bar Association, and has represented clients such as domestic and foreign banks, oil companies trading firms and demining companies. His successes include the freezing of about $85 million of hidden Iraqi funds and securing almost $1 billion in judgments against state-owned entities in Iraq.

    Mr. Camp also gives back to the legal community. He teaches International Negotiations at George Washington University Law School and formerly served as past president of the Washington Foreign Law Society. His ability to draw on unique resources and create innovative solutions to major international disputes ensures that he can provide thorough representation for a wide range of clients and communities.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%International
    • 20%Business Litigation
    • 20%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Arbitration

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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2020

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  • Dispute Resolution in Ukraine (2008) - Co-author in 2006, 2007 and 2008 of chapter "Dispute Resolution in Ukraine," published annually in Getting the Deal Through:  Dispute Resolution, by Law Business Research Ltd., the Official Research Partner of the International Bar Association, London, England.

  • About Charles Camp

    Admitted: 1988, Washington D.C.

    Professional Webpage: http://www.charlescamplaw.com/attorneys/charles-h-camp/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Elected to Who's Who in the World and Who's Who in American Law.
    • Legal honorary society who membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars.  Election is based upon excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and superior ethical reputation., Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2020

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit, 2018, 2018
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1984
    • U.S. Court of Appeals Fourth Circuit, 2018, 2018
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee, 2020, 2020
    • Member, Executive Committee, American Society of International Law
    • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1992
    • Member, Meridian at 50 Committee, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
    • Member, Arbitration & International Litigation Committees, International Bar Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia Circuit, 2004
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2009
    • Member, American Society of International Law
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
    • Past Member, Program Committee, American Society of International Law
    • District of Columbia, 1988
    • Member, Board of Trustees, Development Committee, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1983
    • Member, London Court of International Arbitration
    • Past President, Friends of the Law Library of Congress, 2008
    • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1984
    • Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
    • U.S. District Court of the District of Colorado, 2012
    • Ex-Officio Member, Executive Council, American Society of International Law
    • U.S. District Court Western District of Oklahoma, 2012
    • Chairman, Governance and Nominating Committee, Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C.
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2004
    • Past President, Board of Advisors, Washington foreign Law Society, 2006
    • Member, Commercial Arbitration, International Civil and Commercial Litigation Committees, American Branch, International Law Association
    • U.S. Tax Court, 1982
    • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
    • Louisiana, 1982
    • Past Chairman, Audit Committee, American Society of International Law

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Georgetown Business Association (Board of Directors)
    • Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "International Negotiations", George Washington University Law School, 2006 - 2012
    • Annual Lecture, "International Commercial Arbitration:  The Enforcement Scheme and Process", Judicial Research and Training Institute (at George Washington University Law School), 2006 - 2007
    • Adjunct Professor, International Negotiations, The George Washington University Law School, 2005 - Present
    • Special Lecturer, International Negotiations, Ministry of Economic Development, Monterrey, Mexico (by invitation of the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey)

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • $1 billion in judgments against various lraqi-state owned entities on behalf of twenty banks and financial institutions based in Bahrain, England, France, Kuwait, Switzerland, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates

    Representative Clients:

    • Cortez Byrd and Simmons Lumber Company, S.A. v. Corporacion Forestal y Industrial de Olancho, S.A. (Corfino), William E. Simmons, III, Carl Swan, Israel Pacheco, Alberto Figueroa, John Pearson, Myra Berlioz, Oscar Alvarenga, and Maderas de Exportacion, S.A., Case No. 1:11-mc-00443-P1, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Trading Force Limited v. Ropa Group Corporation, 00 Civ. 2994, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • FDIC v. Vineyard, Donald Rector, et al., Civil Action No. CA3-88-130-C, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, K.S.C. v. Commercial Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K., 96 Civ. 6690, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin v. National Union Fire Insurance Co., Case Nos. 4:1992cv00388 & 4:1992cv00948, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • Joseph A. Doumit and Omega Telecommunications, Inc. v. Jacobson, Price, Holman & Stern, Successor To O'Brien & Jacobson, Harvey B. Jacobson, Harvey B. Jacobson, Sr., Jacob Shuster and Home Insurance Company, Civil Action No. 93- 0389, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
    • Gulf lnternational Bank B.S.C. v. Rafidain Bank and Central Bank of lraq, 96 Civ5707, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Wirt D. Walker, III, Mishal Y.S. Al Sabah, Hamzah M. Behbehani, KuwAm Corporation, et al. v. Bruce Mones, Civil Action No. 96-2876, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • Suheil Makhlouf v. Sharlene Deskins, Roger Lancaster, and USDA Employee and Recreation Association, Case No. 2006 CA 7040, U.S. Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Laura Murray v. Gary Mulgrew and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Civil Action No. 1:08-cv-1541, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • Gulf International Bank B.S.C. v. Rafidain Bank and Central Bank of Iraq, 96 Civ. 5707, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • George Koskotas v. James B. Roche, United States Marshal for the District of Massachusetts, Civil Action No. 89-2193-WD, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
    • Estate of Clair M. Ghylin, Deceased v. Commissioner, Docket No. 15869-99, U.S. Tax Court
    • Application of the Republic of Kazakhstan [for Discovery Pursuant to 28 U. S. C. 1782] v, Biedermann International, Inc., No. 98-21072, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, No. 08-5078, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
    • Encompass Enterprises, LLC v. Catherine Wyler, 2009 CA 008813 B, U.S. Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Debbie Walters & Max Walters v. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Ltd., Bank of China Ltd., and China Construction Bank Corporation, Case No. 10-806, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • Suheil Makhlouf v. USDA Employee Services & Recreation Association, Case No. 2006 CA 0473, U.S. Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • National Credit Union Administration Board v. Erickson & Sederstrom, P.C., et al., Case No. 8:CV91-00636, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
    • Cortez Byrd and Simmons Lumber Company, S.A. v. Corporacion Forestal y Industrial de Olancho, S.A. (Corfino), William E. Simmons, III, Carl Swan, Israel Pacheco, Alberto Figueroa, John Pearson, Myra Berlioz, Oscar Alvarenga, and Maderas de Exportacion, S.A., Case No. 5:12-fj-00008-D, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
    • West Indies Network-I, LLC v. Nortel Networks (CALA) Inc., et al., Case No. 04-61320, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
    • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Shrader & York, et al., Civil Action No. H-91- 1372, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
    • Bruce Mones v. Commercial Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K,, 18 Misc. 0302, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Curtis, et al. v. School Comm. of Falmouth, No. 95-617, U.S. Supreme Court
    • George Casimates and Patricia Casimates v. John Anthony Zuccaro, Kimberly Zuccaro, Maria D. Herrera, Judith Bazemore, Keith Bazemore, and Eric Anthony Cooper, Civil Action No. 163676, Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Maryland
    • Alahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C. v, Rafidain Bank and Central Bank of Iraq, 96 Civ. 6690, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Matter of the Extradition of Georgios Koskotas, Magistrate No. 88-93-J, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
    • William D. Gray and W.D.G.-West, Inc. v. Horst Rechelbacher, Court File No. 99-CV-1145, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
    • Biedermann International, Inc. v. The Republic of Kazakhstan and The Association for Social and Economic Development of Western Kazakhstan "Intercaspian," No. 97/1996, Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
    • Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, Civil Action No. 06-1825, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. To learn more about this case, please see the related news
    • Encompass Enterprises, LLC v. Richard Rymland and The Rymland Group, Inc. v. Catherine Wyler, 2008 CA 004384 F, U.S. Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • Debbie Walters & Max Walters v. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Ltd., Bank of China Ltd. and China Construction Bank Corporation, Civil Action No. 18 Misc. 302, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Washington Bancorporation, Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr., et al. v. Wafic R. Said, et al. / Federal Deposition Insurance Corporation as Receiver for The National Bank of Washington v. Luther H. Hodges, Jr., et al., Civil Action No. 88-3111, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • Ronald G. Pawlik and Sarah G. Stanley, individually and as representatives of all other persons similarly situated, v. Texas Gas Transmissions Corporation and Robert W. Best, James Ermer, and G. Ted Smith, as Members of the Retirement Board of Texas Gas Retirement Plan v. Baker & Botts LLP, and James R. Raborn, a Partner in Baker & Botts, LLP., Civil Action No. H-91-231, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • Cortez Byrd and Simmons Lumber Company, S.A. v. Corporacion Forestal y Industrial de Olancho, S.A. (Corfino), William E. Simmons, III, Carl Swan, Israel Pacheco, Alberto Figueroa, John Pearson, Myra Berlioz, Oscar Alvarenga, and Maderas de Exportacion, S.A., Case No. 1:12-rj-00004, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    • Texas Lawyers' Insurance Exchange v. Jenkens & Gilchrist, et al. v. St. Katherine Insurance Company, PLC, et al.; Texas Lawyers' Insurance Exchange v. Donald R. Rector and Herbert S. Kendrick, III, Independent Executor of the Estate of Herbert S. Kendrick, Jr., Deceased v. St. Katherine Insurance Company, PLC, et al., No. 92- CA 278, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    • FDIC v. Bauman, Donald Rector, et al., Civil Action No. CA3-90-614-H, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • Bruce Mones v. National Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K., 18 Misc. 0302, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • W.D.G.-West, Inc., W.D.G.-Hawaii, Inc., W.D.G. & Co., Inc., William D. Gray, and Carmen Prill Gray v. Aveda Corporation, Horst Rechelbacher, Jeffrey W. Cook, Peter Rechelbacher, Charles Weaver, Robert Burns, Prakash Purohit, Dennis Richey, and James R. Gruepner, Civil Action No. 3-95-1098, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
    • Cheryl Ogle, Individually and as Representative of her Minor Daughter, Crystal Ogle v. Harold B. Stone, Stone and Hinds, P.C., Frank N. Ikard, Jr., Ikard & Golden, P.C., Johnson & Gibbs, P.C., Rash, Laney, Chapman, Schrieber & Porter, L.L.P., and Mary E. Fulmer, Cause No. 94-013799, U.S. District Court, Harris County, Texas, 157th Judicial District
    • Alahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C.; Abu Dhabi Investment Authority; Al UBAF Arab International Bank E.C.; Bahrain Arab International Bank E.C.; Banque S.B.A. (Societe Bancaire Arabe); Danlnvest S.A.; Euroloans Company Inc.; Kuwait Foreign Trading, Contracting & Investment Co. S.A.K.; Kuwait International Investment Company S.A.K.; Kuwait Real Estate Bank K.S.C.; Lazard Brothers and Co. Ltd.; Socimer Finance S.A.; Trigone Capital Finance; Tunis International Bank; Union de Banques Arabes et Francaises; and U.B.A.F. Bank Ltd. By An Through Banque Arabe Et Internationale D'Investissement, Also Acting On Its Own Behalf v. Rafidain Bank and the Central Bank of Iraq, 95 Civ. 8127, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Matter of Extradition of Blendi Haxhiaj, Case No.: 1:05MJ829, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
    • Suheil Makhlouf and G.O.D., Inc. v. Sharlene Deskins, Case No. 2006 CA 7039, U.S:. Superior Court of the District of Columbia
    • National Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K. and National Bank of Kuwait (France), S.A. v. Rafidain Bank, Electrical Projects Company, and the Central Bank of Iraq, 93 Civ. 3324, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C. v. Maan Abdulwahed A. Al Sanea and Saad Trading, Contracting & Financial Services Co., Index No. 602847/09, U.S. Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York
    • Winmar, Inc. v. Al Jazeera International, Civil Action No. 1:06-cv-01307, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • Debbie Walters & Max Walters v. The People's Republic of China, Case No. 1:01-mc- 00300, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
    • Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, No. 09-33, U.S. Supreme Court
    • Donald R. Rector v. Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, et al., Cause No. 462,714-B, U.S. District Court, Travis County, Texas, 261st Judicial District.

    Educational Background:

    • Wake Forest University Law School, J.D., 1982
    • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M. in Taxation, 1983
    • Louisiana State University, B.S. in Mathematics, 1979

    Industry Groups

    • American Society Of International Law (Past Chair
    • Audit Committee And House Committee)
    • Friends Of The Law Library Of Congress (Past President)
    • George Washington University Law School Adjunct Professor (International Negotiations)
    • International Bar Association
    • London Court Of International Arbitration
    • Meridian International Center (Past Trustee And Chair Of Governance & Nominating Committee)
    • Washington Foreign Law Society (Past President)
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    Office Location for Charles H. Camp

    1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW
    Suite M200
    Washington, DC 20007

    Phone: 2024577786

    Fax: 202-457-7788

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