Cam Brewer

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Cam Brewer is an international disputes associate based in New York and a member of the Firm's International Arbitration Group. He advises and represents clients in high-stake disputes across the world.

Mr. Brewer has acted as counsel in commercial and investment arbitrations under the ICC and ICSID rules. He has appeared before trial and appellate courts at the provincial and federal levels in Canada, and has acted for pro bono clients including the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University.

He is an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University where he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Environmental and Planning Law.

Mr. Brewer served as a judicial law clerk for Chief Justice Bauman at the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and for Justice Côté at the Supreme Court of Canada.

He brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the environmental, NGO, and social enterprise sectors.

 

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
British Columbia, Canada
Ontario Bar
Education
BA (Hons)
Chartered Accounting
University of Waterloo
MSc
Environmental Science
University of Oregon
JD
University of British Columbia
Languages
English

Experience

The Republic of North Macedonia in an ICSID arbitration arising out of the termination of a copper concession (Skubenko et al. v. Macedonia).

A U.S. independent power producer in an ICSID arbitration against the Government of Grenada arising out of certain regulatory changes in the electricity sector (WRB Enterprises v. Grenada).

The Republic of North Macedonia in an ICSID arbitration arising out of the bankruptcy of a nickel mine and smelter project (Cunico v. Macedonia).

An Indian micro-credit lender in negotiations that successfully avoided an ICC arbitration

An insurer in an arbitration against gasoline producers related to fuel additives and groundwater contamination

A Japanese electronics manufacturer in an arbitration with an American joint-venture counterpart

Various Indigenous peoples in litigation concerning constitutionally-protected Aboriginal rights