Joshua B. Simmons

Wiley Rein LLP


United States

Washington, DC

Energy, natural resources, technology, financial services, real estate, maritime shipping, foreign affairs, public policy

Reading proficiency in Spanish

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; Dean’s Scholar

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Honors and Highest Distinction

Renewable energy disputes – Answers in arbitration, ICC Arbitration Blog, September 2021

The Misdiagnosed Investment Court: The Wrong Remedy for the Right Problem, Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law, Vol. 10 (Juris) · May 1, 2017

The Investment Agreement in Investment Arbitration: Effects on Damages, Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law, Vol. 7 (Juris) · May 1, 2014

Report on the AAA-ICDR, ICC, ICSID Joint Colloquium on the Frontiers of Arbitration, Paris Journal of International Arbitration · Jan 1, 2013Paris Journal of International Arbitration · Jan 1, 2013

Valuation in Investor-State Arbitration: Toward a More Exact Science, Berkeley Journal of International Law · Jan 1, 2012

Adjunct Professor, University of Virginia School of Law

Josh represents clients in high-stakes international disputes. He has extensive experience in treaty and commercial arbitration proceedings around the world. He has represented foreign sovereigns and international investors across a broad range of industries, including energy, natural resources, technology, and financial services. He also advises companies on national security law, public international law, and transnational litigation in U.S. courts. He teaches international arbitration as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. Prior to joining Wiley, Josh served as the Senior Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State.

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