Pablo T. Spiller is a Senior Consultant at Compass Lexecon. He is also the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor (Emeritus) of Business and Technology at the Haas School of Business, and Professor of Graduate Studies, University of California, Berkeley; Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; and the former President of the International Society for New Institutional Economics. He was previously at LECG since 1993, where he was the co-chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group.
Dr. Spiller has written extensively on regulatory, antitrust, and institutional issues, having published more than 100 academic articles and several books on those issues. Dr. Spiller has extensive consulting and expert testimony experience. He has consulted on issues of regulation and antitrust for private businesses, governments and international organizations, and testified as expert in more than 120 international arbitration cases, involving both treaty and contractual disputes rendering opinions on damage assessment, contract interpretation and regulatory conduct in a variety of sectors. He has also ample experience in political risk insurance, property valuation and shareholder disputes. He has testified in jurisdictions such as the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and AAA, involving investments in countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Lebanon, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Poland, the Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, the United States, Uzbekistan, and Venezuela.
Dr. Spiller has contributed to the design and implementation of public utility regulatory reforms in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hungary, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, New Zealand, Panama, the Philippines, the United States, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Dr. Spiller was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Economics, the Regulation Magazine, and the Journal of Comparative Economics. Dr. Spiller was also the Chair of the Business and Public Policy group at the University of California, Berkeley for five years. Dr. Spiller has also been a Special Advisor to the Director at the Bureau of Economics of the Federal Trade Bureau. Dr. Spiller was also an elected member of the Board of Directors of the American Law & Economics Association.