Timothy G Cameron is a partner in Cravath’s litigation department. His practice encompasses a broad range of litigation that in recent years has included: general commercial litigation; securities litigation; shareholder derivative litigation; arbitration (domestic and international); alien tort claims and international torts; and tax litigation.
Mr Cameron has particular expertise representing non-US clients in a wide variety of litigation (including class actions) in federal and state courts in the United States, and in arbitration. He has extensive experience dealing with complicated cross-border issues that can arise involving non-US defendants, including jurisdictional issues, reconciling a defendant’s document preservation, collection and production obligations with the potential application of local (non-US) law, class certification issues involving foreign putative class members and the difficulties of obtaining testimony from witnesses located outside the United States.
Mr Cameron was born in Auckland, New Zealand. He received his LLB (Hons)/BCom degree in 1994 from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; an MComLaw degree with first-class honours in 1997 from the University of Auckland, New Zealand; and an LLM degree in 1998 from the University of Chicago Law School.
From February 1994 to September 1997, Mr Cameron practised law at Russell McVeagh McKenzie Bartleet & Co, in Auckland, New Zealand. He joined Cravath in 1998 and became a partner in 2005.