Matthew Weil, JD
In-house Counsel & Chief Investment Officer of Venture Capital
Matthew joined Christopher Weil & Company, Inc. in January 2009 after nearly two decades litigating intellectual property matters, principally patents. He is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative in a firm of investors~managers~advisors. Matthew advises on how to achieve and maintain sustainable economic independence. He also serves as General Counsel for CWC Asset Advisors, Inc.
Before joining WEIL, Matthew was a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He was a past President of the Orange County Patent Law Association and a current Director of the Preuss School UCSD and the Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation and a trustee of the San Diego Repertory Theatre. He also serves on the boards of Photometics, Inc. and Fresca Medical Inc., two for-profit companies. He formerly served on the board of Vessix Vascular, Inc. and Niveus Medical, Inc.
Matthew has a BA in History and Russian Language from the University of California, Davis, a Masters in Political Science from Columbia University, and a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. He is fluent in Russian and lives in Carmel Valley with his wife and college-aged daughter.