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Thomas J. Brewer is an independent arbitrator, based in Seattle, Washington, USA, specializing in international and domestic commercial arbitrations. His caseload includes a wide range of business disputes, principally in cases involving commercial contracts, energy, intellectual property and technology, disputes between business co-owners, and many other types of commercial cases. Selected by Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year for arbitration in Seattle in 2015, 2017 and again for 2019. Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators. Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb). Detailed CV and examples of prior arbitrations available at

Professional Memberships

Member of the ICDR's International Roster of arbitrators, the AAA’s Commercial, Large, Complex Case, Construction, National Energy, Intellectual Property, and Aviation, Aerospace and National Security panels of arbitrators, and of the CPR Institute's Cross-Border, National, Energy, Oil & Gas, Health Care and Life Sciences and Commercial Real Estate panels of arbitrators. Member, Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center's Tech List of leading arbitrators in the technology sector.


Contributing Author, THE COLLEGE OF COMMERCIAL ARBITRATORS GUIDE TO BEST PRACTICES IN COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION, 4th ed., Juris Net 2017 (and prior editions); Contributing Author, THE LEADING PRACTITIONERS' GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL OIL & GAS ARBITRATIONS, (Juris, Gaitis ed., 2015); (partial Listing.)