Louis Coffey

Arbitrator; Mediator at Coffey Consulting Co.

Experience

More than 30 years as a partner at Wolf Block Schorr and Solis-Cohen, a Philadelphia based national law firm.

Handled business transactions ranging in value from $50,000.00 to $275 Million.

Formed and represented entrepreneurs, institutions, banks, insurance companies, governments, public-private partnerships, joint ventures, corporations, limited liability entities, lenders, borrowers, developers, architects, engineers, building contractors.

Handled acquisitions, dispositions, leases, design, financing, development and operation of industrial properties, pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, office, retail, residential and commercial buildings, shopping centers, mixed use sports and entertainment arenas, professional sports teams. Formed and represented condominiums and other forms of jointly owned properties.

Have been sole arbitrator or panel chair in numerous complex commercial arbitration proceedings and sole mediator in numerous mediations.

Work History

Partner and Of Counsel, Wolf Block Schorr and Solis-Cohen, a Philadelphia based national law firm - 1969-2009 handling business transactions

President, Coffey Consulting Co - 2000-present Arbitrator, Mediator, Business Consultant, Litigation Support (Expert Witness)

Training

More than 60 hours of arbitration and mediation training.

Trainer for American Arbitration Association; American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations; the Association for Conflict Resolution and Kagen Seminars.

Licenses

Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and before the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Panels

Complex Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Panels of the American Arbitration Association

Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution and its U.S.-China Business Mediation Institute

Native American Dispute Resolution Network

Judge Pro Tempore, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Commercial Division

Associations

American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations

International Mediation Institute

College of Commercial Arbitrators

Miscellaneous

Multi-year selection as being one of the Best Lawyers in America

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