David Wilson is both a Colorado attorney and a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. He is the former Vice Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, a member of the American Law Institute, and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Litigation Counsel of America, and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
His practice includes international arbitration (including disputes under ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL, and other rules), international litigation in U.S. and foreign courts, and U.S. domestic federal and state court litigation. Overall, he has handled more than 200 cross-border matters, involving parties in 30 countries. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, Expert Guides’ Best of the Best Global and Best of Best USA, Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration, Colorado Super Lawyers, and 5280 (The Denver Magazine) Top Lawyers. As a trial lawyer, he won what was then reported to be Colorado’s largest jury verdict ($125.5 million).
He has served as an arbitrator (chair, panelist, and sole arbitrator) approximately 40 times in U.S. and international disputes, including cases under ICC, ICDR, AAA, and other rules. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association’s National Roster of Arbitrators (including Large Complex Case and Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Venture Panels), the ICDR Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, and the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield List of Arbitrators.
Both as an advocate and arbitrator, his cases usually concern complex disputes over breaches of contracts, breaches of representations and warranties, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, sales of goods, corporations, partnerships, securities, corporate governance, shareholder rights, accounting, business torts, intellectual property, online identity, and employment. Cases have involved diverse industries, such as manufacturing, distribution, oil and gas, oilfield services, renewable energy, e-commerce, credit card and electronic payment processing, broadband telecommunications, satellite launch services, and technology, among others.