Firm or Organisation
Founder, Foster Resolution
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Country of Residence
Arbitration, Commercial Law, Insurance, Sales, Purchases
Over thirty-five years of partner-level experience in the litigation and arbitration of complex commercial domestic and international disputes in a broad range of substantive areas. Experience includes matters relating to commercial contracts, insurance and reinsurance, acquisition agreements, long-term supply contracts, purchase price adjustments, art law, product liability, consumer disputes, and maritime arbitration. Sole arbitrator, tribunal member and counsel in arbitrations and related judicial proceedings. Listed on the ICDR, AAA Commercial, AAA Consumer, and WIPO Rosters. For list of selected representative matters, see http://fosterresolution.com.
Admitted to the Bar: New York, 1977; U.S. District Court: Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals: First, Second, Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court.
Columbia University School of Law (JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar-1977); Vassar College (BA, Philosophy-1974).
L.E. Foster; "Arbitration' Definition Under the FAA: The Unsettled Law” (November 17, 2014) URL: https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/almID/1202676271186/ "ABA International Section Working Group Comments on ABA Dispute Resolution Subcommittee Draft Arbitrator Disclosure (March 16 2009)" TDM 1 (2010), www.transnational-dispute-management.com URL: www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=1494 "GAAP Consistently Applied: Concept Simple, Practice Not," NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, June 8, 2007; URL: https://www.law.com/newyorklawjournal/almID/900005483095/gaap-consistently-applied-concept-simple-practice-not/ S.R. Cappell; L.E. Foster; "The Fifth Circuit's Positive Software Solutions v. New Century Mortgage - Underscoring the Need for a Positive Solution to Arbitrator Disclosure for a New Century" TDM 5 (2007), www.transnational-dispute-management.com URL: www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=1114 L.E. Foster; N. Elsberg; "Two New Initiatives for Provisional Remedies in International Arbitration: Article 17 of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration and Article 37 of the AAA/ICDR International Dispute Resolution Procedures" TDM 5 (2006), www.transnational-dispute-management.com URL: www.transnational-dispute-management.com/article.asp?key=833
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Former Co-Chair, ABA International Section International Arbitration Committee