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Philip D. O’Neill, Jr.

Adjunct Faculty


Philip D. O’Neill, Jr. is an international arbitrator and educator. He was a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP (now Locke Lord Edwards), where his global legal practice for more than 35 years included adjudicating billions of dollars in cross-border commercial claims, as well as general counsel projects in as many as 50 countries per year. Repeatedly, he has been listed in the International Arbitration section of The Best Lawyers in America. An adjunct law professor for over two decades, he currently teaches seminars at Boston University and Boston College Law Schools on International Arbitration. Mr. O’Neill also previously taught International Arbitration at Harvard Law School, and International Business Transactions at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The author of two books published by Oxford University Press, Mr. O’Neill also has authored five book chapters and sixteen legal journal articles. The American Arbitration Association includes two of his chapters in the Association’s current handbooks on international and domestic commercial arbitration. In addition, Mr. O’Neill is the author of International Commercial Arbitration, published by West Academic Press, which is the textbook for his course.