Matthew Weil, JD
Financial Advisor - Alternative Investment Specialist
Investment Officer - Private Equity/Venture Capital
Chief Legal Officer
I joined Christopher Weil & Company, Inc. in January 2009 after nearly two decades litigating intellectual property matters, principally patents. I am a Registered Investment Advisor Representative in a firm of investors~managers~advisors. I advise on how to achieve and maintain sustainable economic independence. I also serve as General Counsel for CWC Asset Advisors, Inc.
Before joining WEIL, I was a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP. I was a past President of the Orange County Patent Law Association and a current Director of The Preuss School UC San Diego and the Patricia & Christopher Weil Family Foundation. I also serve on the boards of Photometics, Inc. and Fresca Medical Inc., two for-profit companies. I formerly served on the board of Vessix Vascular, Inc. and Niveus Medical, Inc.
I have 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 the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and am fluent in Russian. I and my wife live in Carmel Valley and have a college-aged daughter.