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McCoy Pitt
McCoy Pitt

McCoy Pitt

Associate, Washington, DC


McCoy Pitt is an associate in White & Case's Washington, DC office, where he represents and advises foreign sovereigns and private parties in the resolution of international disputes. His practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation, with a particular emphasis on investor-state arbitration before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). He is also actively involved in pro bono matters at the Firm.

During law school, McCoy served on the Executive Board of the Virginia Journal of International Law and as Captain of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team. He also served as a foreign relations legislative intern for US Senator Johnny Isakson and as a legal intern at the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Camp Zama, Japan.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law
  • MA, Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
  • BBA, International Business, University of Georgia


  • English



  • Enforcement of ICSID Convention Arbitral Awards in U.S. Courts, 43 Pepperdine Law Review 649, 2016, (co-authored with Abby Cohen Smutny and Anne Smith)

Awards & Recognition

Pro Bono Award, White & Case, 2014

Top 5 Oralist, Mid-Atlantic Regional Rounds, Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, 2013

Top 10 Memorial, International Rounds, Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, 2012