James Carter has joined the New York office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP as senior counsel in the international arbitration group.
He joins from Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP where he was co-chair of the international arbitration and cross-border dispute resolution group.
With over 40 years in legal practice, Carter is widely recognised as an expert in his field having served as arbitrator or counsel in more than 100 arbitrations worldwide gaining acknowledgement as a leading lawyer in The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration.
His recent caseload includes representing a Japanese mining equipment company in an ICDR arbitration in New York and advising a Canadian gold mining company in UNCITRAL Rules arbitration with the Kyrgyz Republic in Stockholm.
In addition he has significant experience in joint venture, international trade, intellectual property, securities and investment disputes.
“Jim is an elite figure in international arbitration and, more generally, international law. His decades of experience with complex international disputes will complement our dynamic and energetic team in the United States and abroad,” said Gary Born, chair of WilmerHale’s
international arbitration group. “I can think of no better addition to our team.”
Commenting on his move Carter added, “Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr offers one of the world’s premier international arbitration and dispute resolution practices and I look forward to adding value to their team and continuing to provide strategic counsel to clients with significant international disputes.”