Todd A. Wells

Co-Founder, Shareholder, Attorney

Education

Area of Practice

Work Experience

Gleason Wells, PC 
Denver, Colorado
  • Attorney-at-Law, 2010-present
  • Co-Founder & Shareholder
 
University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
  • Adjunct Professor, 2009-present
Andrew J. Felser, P.C.
Denver, Colorado
  • Attorney-at-Law (Part-Time), 2009
 
Law Office of Todd A. Wells
Denver, Colorado
  • Attorney-at-Law, 2007-2010

University of Denver
Student Law Office
Civil Litigation Clinic

Denver, Colorado
  • Student Attorney, 2006-2007

Yahoo! UK, Ltd.
London, England
  • Summer Legal Intern, 2005

University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
  • Research Assistant for Professor Sheila Hyatt, 2005-2007
 
Yahoo! Inc.
Sunnyvale, California
  • International Compliance Paralegal & Abuse Specialist, 1998-2004

The Anderson School at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
  • Administrative Assistant, 1996-1998
 
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Clarksburg, West Virginia
  • Summer Intern, 1995
 
International Commercial Arbitration
  • Arbitration proceedings before any international arbitral institutes and ad hoc arbitration proceedings
 
International Investment Arbitration, Investor-State Arbitration
  • International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)
  • UNCITRAL ad hoc
 
U.S. Employment Law
 
U.S. Domestic and International Commercial Transactions
  • High technology transactions
  • Service agreements
  • Sale of goods
 
U.S. and International Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
  • Trade dress
  • Copyright
  • Trade secrets
 
U.S. Corporate Law
 
 
 

University of Hong Kong
  • Masters of Law (LLM) 2008-2009
  • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution

University of Colorado
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA) 2007-2008

University of Denver
  • Juris Doctorate (JD) 2004-2007

University of Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) 1992-1995
  • Anthropology/Archaeology
     
 
 
 

    • Colorado Supreme Court, Attorney & Counselor at Law
    • The United States District Court for the District of Colorado
    • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

    Licensure

      • Member, Attorney Admissions Subcommittee, Colorado Supreme Court, 2013-2014
      • Member, Legislative Committee, Mile High Business Alliance, 2013-2014
      • Representative, Board of Governors, Colorado Bar Association, 2014 - 2016
      • Co-Chair, International Law Section , Colorado Bar Association, 2012-2014
      • Vice Chair, International Law Section, Colorado Bar Association, 2010-2012
      • Member, Mile High Business Alliance, 2008-2014
      • Member, World Trade Center Denver, 2010-2014
      • Member, Colorado Bar Association, 2008-2015
      • Member, Denver Bar Association, 2008-2015
      • Member, Moot Alumni Association (Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot), 2006-2014
      • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb), 2009 – 2010

      Memberships & Professional

        • Co-Author, Todd A. Wells, Jim C. Coyle, New Admissions and Practice Rules Regulating Foreign (non-U.S.) Attorneys in Colorado, The Colorado Lawyer, Colorado Bar Association, June 2015
        • Faculty, Colorado’s New Foreign Attorney Admission and Practice Rules, International Law Section, Colorado Bar Association CLE, September 2015
        • Faculty, International Commercial Transactions, What a Business Needs to Know to Do Business Overseas, Enforcing Contracts Overseas and International Dispute Resolution, Colorado Bar Association CLE, March 2013
        • Faculty, 4th Annual Colorado Statewide ADR Conference, Does Colorado Need a New International Arbitration Act?, Colorado Bar Association CLE, November 2010
        • Faculty, Rocky Mountain World Trade Center Institute
        Understanding International Dispute Resolution, 2011-2013; International Anti-Bribery Laws, 2012-2013
        • Adjunct Professor, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009 - current
        • Visiting Scholar, Waseda University Law School, Tokyo, Japan, International Commercial Arbitration, March 2010
        • Head Coach, 5th Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition Team (Hong Kong, China – March 2008); University of Colorado Denver Business School
        • Head Coach, 16th - 19th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Vienna, Austria)
        • Head Coach, 7th – 9th, Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (Hong Kong)
        • Instructor, 20th – 23rd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
        • Instructor, American University LLM International Commercial Arbitration Competition Moot Team for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law(2013 – current)
        • Instructor, Foreign Direct Investment Moot Team for the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2015 – current)
        • Instructor, Arbitrator Certification Training, Cannabis Dispute Resolution Institute (2015 – current)

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