Gary Shaw is a senior associate with GST LLP, focusing his practice on both international arbitration and federal civil litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining GST LLP, Mr. Shaw clerked for the Honorable Patricia A. Seitz of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He also has extensive experience in public international law, which he acquired as an attorney with the U.S. Foreign Claims Settlement Commission and the U.S. Department of State.
Mr. Shaw graduated with honors from The George Washington University Law School in 2012. While at GW, he focused his studies on public international law and served as the Executive Managing Editor of the GW International Law Review. Mr. Shaw holds a B.A. in political science and international relations from West Virginia University where he graduated summa cum laude.
Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Government of Balochistan, Representing Balochistan in a case brought by a joint venture owned by Barrick Gold and Antofagasta Minerals regarding alleged breach of contract in denial of a mining lease.
Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. Pakistan, Counsel to Pakistan in a claim brought by a joint venture owned by Barrick Gold and Antofagasta Minerals regarding the denial of a mining lease application in Pakistan.
Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim A.S. v. Pakistan, Counsel to Pakistan in annulment, revision, and enforcement proceedings related to one of the largest ICSID awards. After filing the first, successful second request for revision, the case settled with Pakistan paying no monetary compensation. The result saved Pakistan over USD 1.2 billion. We also achieved a stay of enforcement in the US courts, despite the ad-hoc Committee lifting the stay of enforcement, as well as discovery from the claimant's law firm pursuant to section 1782.
PDVSA Servicios S.A. v. Petrosaudi International Ltd., Counsel to an affiliate of the Venezuelan State-owned hydrocarbons company regarding a claim for damages related to the repair, maintenance, and operation of an offshore gas drilling rig.
Various, Various applications pursuant to 28 USC § 1782 seeking documents and testimony for use in foreign proceedings in Germany, Argentina, Bolivia, Pakistan, and Brazil. We have won such orders in New York, DC, Florida, and other states.
Author, “Third-Party Funding in Investment Arbitration: How Non-Disclosure Can Cause Harm for the Sake of Profit”, vol. 33, no. 109, 2017, Arbitration International.
Author, “Convicting Inhumanity In Absentia: Holding Trials In Absentia at the International Criminal Court”, vol. 44, no. 107, 2012, The George Washington International Law Review.
George Washington University Law School, J.D., (Hons)
West Virginia University, B.A., summa cum laude
L’Università di Urbino Carlo Bo, Italian studies