Martin F. Gusy
K&L Gates LLP
Martin Gusy heads the U.S. international arbitration practice and is a partner in the firm’s New York office. He has more than 15 years of international dispute resolution, litigation and corporate experience. Mr. Gusy focuses on international arbitration and complex cross-border litigation involving private parties and sovereigns. He also advises on corporate matters for businesses entering and operating in the U.S. marketplace.
Mr. Gusy primarily represents European, Asian, North and South American clients with interests spanning the globe. He has worked in a broad range of substantive areas, including technology, energy, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, insurance, intellectual property, construction, real estate, mining, and oil and gas. He has deep experience in high-stakes, cross-border commercial disputes under all major institutional sets of rules and has represented industry leaders in hundred-million-dollar ICSID arbitrations against sovereign states.
Mr. Gusy’s advocacy work is informed by his serving as an arbitrator in primarily European and U.S.-based arbitrations, including AAA/ICDR, ICC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc panels. Parties involved have been based in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He is a member of the AAA/ICDR International Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, as well as the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).
Mr. Gusy is an active member of numerous professional associations. He was involved in drafting a set of institutional arbitration rules and served on a model contracts drafting committee with the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). Mr. Gusy is co-author of A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules, a leading industry text published by Oxford University Press. His international arbitration expertise is recognized in Chambers Global 2017.