J. Cameron Murphy is counsel based in the Paris office.
Mr. Murphy’s practice focuses on international and domestic arbitration, as well as public international law.
Mr. Murphy has represented investors and sovereigns in international arbitrations based on bilateral and multilateral investment treaties before various arbitral institutions and has also been counsel to both claimants and respondents in commercial arbitrations.
Most recently, Mr. Murphy has been advising on several significant arbitration matters, particularly involving clients in Eastern Europe. Recent victories include winning an arbitral award in favor of the Russian Federation and OJSC Sudoimport, a formerly Russian-state owned company, in an arbitration brought by EM Investments over breach of contract claims. Mr. Murphy is currently representing OJSC Tatneft in an arbitration against the Ukraine concerning an oil refinery and is part of the team defending the Russian Federation in an arbitration brought under a multilateral investment treaty by the former majority shareholders of Yukos.
Mr. Murphy also teaches a course on international litigation in a joint-masters program between Columbia Law School, Sciences Po and La Sorbonne in Paris.
Mr. Murphy joined the firm’s New York office in 2003, relocated to the Paris office in 2007 and became counsel in 2012. He received a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 2003 and an undergraduate degree, highest distinction as a Morehead Scholar, from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1998.
Mr. Murphy is a member of the Bars in New York and Paris. His native language is English, and he is fluent in French.