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Peck, Julia

Julia Peck

Of Counsel

juliapeck@quinnemanuel.com
Direct Tel: +1 212-849-7477
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Julia Peck concentrates her practice on complex commercial and business litigation and international arbitration.  She has experience before the state and federal trial courts in New York and other states, before various state and federal courts of appeals, as well as in domestic and international arbitration, and regularly advises domestic and international clients on a wide spectrum of pre-litigation, litigation and arbitration, and enforcement matters.

Ms. Peck graduated from Yale Law School in 2004, and obtained her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles.  She is a co-author with Tai-Heng Cheng and Gary Born of the chapter on International Arbitration in the American Society of International Law’s Judicial Benchbook on International Law.  She was a scriptwriter and panelist for the Institute of Transnational Arbitration’s 2012 Annual Workshop, and has reported on international arbitration law and practice for the ITA, ASIL and Global Arbitration Review. 

  • Represented provider of health information management services in multi-jurisdictional litigation involving dispute over asset purchase agreement.
  • Represented Broadway producer in federal court proceedings arising out of an arbitral award.
  • Represented a Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund against a major U.S. major financial institution in a $7.5 billion dispute in litigation arising out of ICDR arbitration.
  • Represented to Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund in ICC arbitration against fund manager.
  • Represented major financial institution in multi-jurisdictional litigation over real estate investment transactions.
  • Counsel in a $150 million ICC arbitration concerning a project agreement between a U.S. corporation and an African state.
  • Counsel in an ICC international arbitration concerning an airport project in the United States.
  • Counsel to Fortune 500 company in SEC investigation involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
  • Counsel to the independent directors of a mutual fund in civil litigation involving the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts.
  • Pro bono representations of immigrants or immigrant rights organizations before the First, Second, Third and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals and the Board of Immigration Appeals. 
  • Yale Law School
    (J.D., 2004)
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    (B.A., summa cum laude, History and Geography/Environmental Studies, 2001)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
The State Bar of New York; United States Court of Appeals: Second Circuit, Third Circuit, Ninth Circuit; United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York
  • Hoguet, Newman, Regal & Kenney, LLP:
    • Associate, 2011-2012
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP:
    • Associate, 2004-2010