Charles H. Camp

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Charles H. Camp is an international lawyer representing foreign and domestic clients in international litigation, arbitration, negotiation and international debt recovery. Mr. Camp began practicing law after being admitted by the Louisiana State Bar in 1982. He practiced for large law firms, including Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Patton Boggs LLP and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, for 20 years, until he decided he could provide more effective, personalized representation as an international attorney with his own private law firm. Memberships: Meridian International Center, Washington, D.C. (Chairman, Governance and Nominating Committee Member, Board of Trustees, Development Committee, and Meridian at 50 Committee); American Society of International Law (Past Chairman, Audit Committee; Ex Officio Member of Executive Council and Executive Committee, Past member, Program Committee); Washington Foreign Law Society, Board of Advisors (Past President); London Court of International Arbitration; International Bar Association (Arbitration & International Litigation Committees); International Law Association, American Branch (Commercial Arbitration, and International Civil and Commercial Litigation Committees); Friends of the Law Library of Congress (Past President).

Areas of Practice (8)

  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Litigation
  • International Arbitration
  • International Debt Recovery
  • International Law
  • International Extradition
  • Commercial Litigation
  • International Collections

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S., Mathematics, 1979
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University Law School, J.D., 1982; The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., Taxation, 1983
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of International Trade; 1988, District of Columbia; 1982, Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
District of Columbia Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Lake Charles, Louisiana, June 30, 1957
Reported Cases:
Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act / Breach of Contract: 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); DanInvest 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; U.B.A.F. Bank Ltd. By And 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, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Alahli Bank of Kuwait K.S.C. v. Rafidain Bank and Central Bank of Iraq, 96 Civ. 6690, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Gulf International Bank B.S.C. v. Rafidain Bank and Central Bank of Iraq, 96 Civ. 5707, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; 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, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION: 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. Application of the Republic of Kazakhstan [for Discovery Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782] v. Biedermann International, Inc., No. 98-21072, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION: Debbie Walters & Max Walters v. The People's Republic of China, Case No. 1:01-mc-00300, United States District Court for 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, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; 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, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 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, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; 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, United States District Court for the District of Colorado; 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, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma; Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait, K.S.C. v. Commercial Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K., 96 Civ. 6690, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Bruce Mones v. National Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K., 18 Misc. 0302, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; Bruce Mones v. Commercial Bank of Kuwait, S.A.K., 18 Misc. 0302, United States 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, United States District Court for the District of Columbia. INTERNATIONAL EXTRADITION: Matter of Extradition of Blendi Haxhiaj, Case No.: 1:05MJ829, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; Matter of the Extradition of Georgios Koskotas, Magistrate No. 88-93-J, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts; George Koskotas v. James B. Roche, United States Marshal for the District of Massachusetts, Civil Action No. 89-2193-WD, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AND BREACH OF CONTRACT: 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, Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of New York. POLITICAL QUESTION DOCTRINE & OBLIGATION OF COURTS TO READ AND INTERPRET TREATIES TO DETERMINE THE EXISTENCE OF CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, Civil Action No. 06-1825, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, No. 08-5078, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Dr. Roger C.S. Lin, et al. v. United States of America, No. 09-33, United States Supreme Court. Domestic BANK DIRECTOR LIABILITY 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, United States District Court for the District of Columbia. BREACH OF CONTRACT & FIDUCIARY DUTY: Suheil Makhlouf v. USDA Employee Services & Recreation Association, Case No. 2006 CA 0473, Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Trading Force Limited v. Ropa Group Corporation, 00 Civ. 2994, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; 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, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. West Indies Network-I, LLC v. Nortel Networks (CALA) Inc., et al., Case No. 04-61320, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. BREACH OF CONTRACT & INSURANCE FRAUD: Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin v. National Union Fire Insurance Co., Case Nos. 4:1992cv00388 & 4:1992cv00948, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. BREACH OF CONTRACT & VIOLATION OF FRANCHISE ACT: 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, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF PARENTS: Curtis, et al. v. School Comm. of Falmouth, No. 95-617, United States Supreme Court. DEFAMATION: Suheil Makhlouf v. Sharlene Deskins, Roger Lancaster, and USDA Employee and Recreation Association, Case No. 2006 CA 7040, Superior Court of the District of Columbia; Suheil Makhlouf and G.O.D., Inc. v. Sharlene Deskins, Case No. 2006 CA 7039, Superior Court of the District of Columbia; William D. Gray and W.D.G.-West, Inc. v. Horst Rechelbacher, Court File No. 99-CV-1145, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. ESTATE TAX ANNUITY VALUATION: Estate of Clair M. Ghylin, Deceased v. Commissioner, Docket No. 15869-99, United States Tax Court. JUDGMENT ENFORCEMENT/FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCES: MWinmar, Inc. v. Al Jazeera International, Civil Action No. 1:06-cv-01307, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; Encompass Enterprises, LLC v. Richard Rymland and The Rymland Group, Inc. v. Catherine Wyler, 2008 CA 004384 F, Superior Court of the District of Columbia; Encompass Enterprises, LLC v. Catherine Wyler, 2009 CA 008813 B, Superior Court of the District of Columbia. LEGAL MALPRACTICE-PROSECUTION: Donald R. Rector v. Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, et al., Cause No. 462,714-B, District Court, Travis County, Texas, 261st Judicial District. 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, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. LEGAL MALPRACTICE-DEFENSE: National Credit Union Administration Board v. Erickson & Sederstrom, P.C., et al., Case No. 8:CV91-00636, United States District Court for the District of Nebraska; FDIC v. Vineyard, Donald Rector, et al., Civil Action No. CA3-88-130-C, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas; FDIC v. Bauman, Donald Rector, et al., Civil Action No. CA3-90-614-H, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Shrader & York, et al., Civil Action No. H-91-1372, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division; 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, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. 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, District Court, Harris County, Texas, 157th Judicial District. MALICIOUS PROSECUTION: 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. RACKETEER INFLUENCED AND CORRUPT ORGANIZATIONS ACT (RICO): Laura Murray v. Gary Mulgrew and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC, Civil Action No. 1:08-cv-1541, United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
ISLN:
908583728
Hobbies & interests:
Social Memberships: Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Maryland. Teaching: International Negotiations, Adjunct Professor, The George Washington University Law School; International Negotiations, Special Lecturer, Ministry of Economic Development, Monterrey, Mexico, Invited by Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.
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