Matthew J Weldon

Matthew J Weldon

Partner, K&L Gates LLP
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Matthew J Weldon co-chairs K&L Gates’ international arbitration group and is based in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on international commercial and treaty arbitration, complex international commercial litigation and public international law.

With nearly 15 years of experience, Mr Weldon has argued before arbitration tribunals sitting around the world, as well as federal and state courts throughout the United States. He has been lead counsel in more than 50 litigations, mediations and arbitrations, and has extensive expertise in representing both sovereigns and multinational companies. He has experience with all the major arbitration rules, including those of the ICC, AAA, JAMS, ICDR, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL.

Mr Weldon is consistently identified as a leader in his field by major legal directories and has been recognised in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers. In Chambers USA (2022), clients noted his strategic excellence and reported that ‘Matt is incredibly dedicated and resourceful’, ‘well versed with dispute resolution procedures’ and ‘his responsiveness is impressive’. Given that some of his assignments are high-profile and deal with cutting-edge issues, he and his work have been regularly featured in Global Arbitration Review, Investment Arbitration Reporter, Mealey’s International Arbitration Report and Law360.

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