Naboth van den Broek
Special Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
M. Jur., Leiden University, The Netherlands; LL.M., Georgetown
Mr. van den Broek is an attorney at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (“WilmerHale”) and an expert on international trade and EU policy...Continue Reading
Mr. van den Broek is an attorney at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (“WilmerHale”) and an expert on international trade and EU policy and law. His practice focuses on the intersections between international law, politics, diplomacy, strategy and business, with a particular emphasis on energy, technology, financial services, and natural resources sectors. In the area of dispute settlement and international litigation, Mr. van den Broek’s practice focuses on WTO and other international trade and investment disputes. He has represented governments and private parties in many of the most prominent WTO disputes and at both the Panel, pre-Panel, Appellate Body and compliance stage. This includes acting as counsel to parties, third parties or the private sector in China Car Parts, China IPR, EC Biotech, US FSC, India Additional Duties, the US and EC Aircraft cases, EC ITA, China Raw Materials and several other major WTO disputes. He has also advised clients under NAFTA rules, including with respect to investment; in legal challenges before the EU Member State authorities, the European Commission and the European Court of Justice, including in EU trade remedies, competition law and internal market cases; under Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs); and in the context of international arbitration proceedings. Mr. van den Broek also acts as strategic and legal counsel to companies and associations on the development and implementation of international market access, government relations, legislative and policy strategies. He acts as strategic and legal counsel to a coalition of large technology companies; advises on global Intellectual Property (IPR) and climate change issues; has advised companies and governments on bilateral and multilateral trade and investment negotiations in the EU and elsewhere; and advises companies and associations on a range of other EU, US and international legal and strategic challenges in the energy, technology, financial services, life sciences, chemicals, communications and aerospace sectors, and on issues ranging from the relationship between global climate change and international trade rules, to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), subsidies, regulatory barriers, trade and investment negotiations, export control, environment and technology. Mr. van den Broek studied law at Leiden University in The Netherlands; focused on international political economy and international relations at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität in Bonn and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris; and obtained an LLM degree at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC where he was a Fulbright student, fellow of the Institute of International Economic Law and graduate assistant to Prof. John H. Jackson. Mr. van den Broek has published extensively in the areas of international trade and EU policy and law, and is a regular speaker on these and other topics. M. Jur. Leiden University, The Netherlands; LL.M. Georgetown.