David Wilson is a member of Sherman & Howard LLC in Denver, Colorado, where he leads the firm's international arbitration group. His practice focuses on preventing, solving, and (as arbitrator) adjudicating business disputes in the US and abroad. He is both a Colorado attorney and a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.
David is Vice Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and co-chair of the Commission's Task Force on the Use of Information Technology in International Arbitration and the Task Force on Expertise. He chairs the USCIB Arbitration Committee's Rocky Mountain Subcommittee. He is also 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, where he is Vice-Chair of the North American Branch.
Euromoney's Expert Guides' Best of the Best USA 2017 named him as one of the top 30 commercial arbitrators in the United States. He has served as counsel, tribunal chair, co-arbitrator, and sole arbitrator in dozens and dozens of arbitrations, including matters under ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL, BCICAC, CIArb, and other rules. Overall, also taking into account his work as counsel in international litigation matters, he has handled more than 150 cross-border disputes, involving parties in approximately 30 countries. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Arbitrators (including the Joint Venture and M&A Panels), the ICDR Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, and the EU-US Privacy Shield List of Arbitrators.
He is also listed in Best Lawyers in America (Arbitration), The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration, Colorado Super Lawyers (Business Litigation), and 5280 (The Denver Magazine) Top Lawyers (International).
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, fraud, business torts, unfair competition, trademarks, trade secrets, 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.
To listen to an interview that he gave on "Business People and International Arbitration," see http://www.w3w3.com/archives/2012/Channel/Law/index.html
He graduated with high honors from the University of Texas Law School in 1986 and with highest honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1983.