Charles "Chip" Brower
University of Virigina School of Law
J.D. awarded May 1995
Order of the Coif
Virigina Law Review, Editorial Board (1994-95)
Moscow State University
Research Fellowship, Institute of International Education (1989-90)
University of Vermont
B.A. summa cum laude, political science and Russian language (May 1989)
Outstanding Senior Award (both majors)
Phi Beta Kappa
An elected member of the American Law Institute, Brower has taught and written about human rights, international business transactions, international commercial arbitration, the law of armed conflict and public international law for the past 15 years. Before joining Wayne Law, he was Croft Professor of International Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law. In addition to his academic work, he is an arbitrator on the commercial panel of the American Arbitration Association; vice chair of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA); immediate past chair of the ITA’s Academic Council; a member of the board of directors of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society; and a member of its Academic Advisory Council. He is co-editor-in-chief of World Arbitration and Mediation Review and a reporter for NAFTA developments at Kluwer Arbitration online. He has been an advocate for the Government of the Republic of Costa Rica in advisory proceedings before the International Court of Justice. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Vermont and received his J.D. from the University of Virginia, where he was an editor of the Virginia Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.
International commercial arbitration, foreign direct investment, contracts, and the law of armed conflict
- December 12, 2012
Charles Brower was awarded the prestigious Smit-Lowenfeld Prize, which recognizes the outstanding article published in 2011 on any aspect of international arbitration. The prize, which includes an honorarium of $2,500, is given each year by the International Arbitration Club of New York.