Martin Gusy joined Cozen O’Connor’s New York office in 2013 as a member in the firm’s International Arbitration and Litigation practice and is the chair of Cozen O’Connor’s International Arbitration Practice Group. Martin has more than a decade of experience as an international dispute resolution attorney and was formerly the head of Gusy Van der Zandt LLP’s Litigation & Arbitration practice. Gusy Van der Zandt was the 2010 Corporate Intl Magazine “International Arbitration Advisory Firm of the Year in the USA.” Martin also regularly advises European businesses in the process of setting up their U.S. structures.
Martin has represented domestic and international parties in about 100 U.S. court and international arbitrations. His arbitration experience includes legal work in more than 50 international arbitrations as counsel and 17 cases as an arbitrator (both commercial and investment (AAA/ICDR, ICSID, ICC, LCIA, DIS, VIAC, UNCITRAL, ad hoc)). These matters include technology, energy, manufacturing, distribution, agency, IP licensing, construction, mining, joint venture and post-merger disputes. Martin has also represented oil & gas and energy companies in disputes resulting from investments in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia.
In January 2011, Martin was listed as a Leading Lawyer 100 in the field of Dispute Resolution by Lawyer Monthly. Martin is a member of the AAA/ICDR Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) and co-author of A Guide to the ICDR International Arbitration Rules published by Oxford University Press.
Martin holds German law degrees and an LL.M. from Cornell Law School. He is fluent in German and can read French and Spanish.