Dr. Todd Weiler, SJD (Michigan)
Barrister & Solicitor
Dr. Weiler’s name has appeared on the Who's Who Legal list of leading international arbitration lawyers since 2007, and since 2009 Chambers Global has included his name in its list of Canada’s leading practitioners in international trade. In 2011, Dr. Weiler was one of the few sole practitioners included on the Global Arbitration Review’s list of the world’s leading specialist international arbitration firms, the GAR100.
In 1999, Todd Weiler founded the first non-governmental web site to publish investor-state pleadings and awards, NAFTAClaims.com, and in 2006 he co-founded the popular commercial web site, Investmentclaims.com. Dr Weiler has edited or co-edited nine volumes on the subject of investment treaty law and arbitration since 2004, in addition to authoring dozens of articles and book chapters on international investment, regulatory and administrative law and policy and international trade law. His first monograph, entitled: The Interpretation of International Investment Law: Equality, Discrimination and Minimum Standards of Treatment in Historical Context, was published by Martinius Nijhoff in 2013.
Todd Weiler holds an Hon. B.A. from the University of Waterloo, a M.A. in public policy and a LL.B. from Western University, a LL.M. from the University of Ottawa, and a LL.M. and a S.J.D. from the University of Michigan. He has also served as a visiting or adjunct professor at law schools across the United States and Canada, and in Dundee, Scotland.
From 1990 to 1996, Dr Weiler performed policy analysis for various departments within the Government of Canada. He also clerked for Mr. Justice Wetston at the Federal Court of Canada in 1997-1998.