Pablo T. Spiller is a Senior Consultant at Compass Lexecon. He is also the Jeffrey A. Jacobs Distinguished Professor of Business and Technology at the Haas School of Business, 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 is currently a Visiting Professor of Law at New York University.
Dr. Spiller has written extensively on regulatory, antitrust, and institutional issues, having published more than 100 academic articles and seven books. Dr. Spiller has also extensive consulting and expert testimony experience. He has consulted on issues of regulation for both private businesses and public agencies in the US and abroad, and testified as a valuation expert in more than 70 international arbitration cases involving both treaty and contractual disputes rendering opinions on damages, contract interpretation and regulatory issues in a variety of sectors.
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, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hungary, Mexico, Peru, Poland, the Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Turkey, Ukraine, the United States, and Venezuela. He has consulted extensively with the World Bank, United Nations, and the Inter-American Development Bank as well as governments and private companies throughout the world.
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 is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization and Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Economics, the Regulation Magazine, the Journal of Comparative Economics, and of the Utilities Project. Dr. Spiller was also the Chair of the Business and Public Policy group at the University of California, Berkeley for five years.
On leave from Haas, 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.
Practice Areas: Antitrust & Competition, Damages, Energy, Entertainment & Media, International Arbitration, Regulatory Investigations, Telecommunications, Valuation & Financial Analysis