Thomas J Brewer has served as tribunal chair, sole or panellist arbitrator in numerous international and domestic commercial arbitrations, involving US, European, Latin American, Asian and Canadian parties, in cases administered by AAA, ICDR, JAMS, ICC, LCIA, SIAC and under the UNCITRAL, CPR, Society of Maritime Arbitrators and American Association of Railroads rules, and in numerous other non-administered cases. He is a member of several arbitration institutions’ rosters of arbitrators, including the ICDR’s international roster of arbitrators and international energy arbitrators list, the AAA’s large complex case and national energy panels, and the CPR Institute’s international/cross-border and energy, oil and gas panels, among others. He is also a member of the Silicon Valley Arbitration and Mediation Centre’s 2016 tech list of leading neutrals in the technology sector. He frequently serves as an arbitrator in energy, commercial contract, technology, pharmaceutical and other licensing, intellectual property, business purchase and sale, M&A, corporate governance, valuation, aviation industry, commercial real estate and other types of commercial arbitrations.
He is a fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America (for the arbitration and mediation practice areas) and was chosen by Best Lawyers as its lawyer of the year for arbitration in Seattle in 2015 and again in 2017.
He writes and speaks frequently on arbitration topics, and has been a contributing author to all three editions of the College of Commercial Arbitrators’ Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration (Juris Net). He was also a contributing author to The Leading Practitioners’ Guide to International Oil and Gas Arbitration (Juris 2015 Gaitis ed).
He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, Oxford University, and of the Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
WWL says: Thomas Brewer is "superlative" and was particularly picked out for his expertise relating to IP disputes and energy cases.
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