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Expert in Arbitration, Contracts, Corporations, Asset Transactions, Securities

Expert ID: 723282 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert is a lawyer, a field that requires high ethical standards. When ethical or un-ethical practices become an issue in mal-practice claims or attorney's disclosures, he is able to offer evaluation & testimony. High ethical standards are paramount to Expert in his commercial law practice & otherwise.

In Expert's law practice he has drafted, negotiated and litigated construction contracts, and claims arising therefrom. Moreover, Expert has authored a book, which he used in the Contracts Management classes he taught at Villanova U. & Penn State U., Continuing Education courses. In addition Expert has strength in the various pricing formulae for such contracts.

As a lawyer, with heavy experience in business & commerical work, Expert has strength in the following areas:
a. buying & selling business assets & entire businesses.
b. preparing employment, confidentiality and intellectual property agreements.
c. negotiating settlements & property agreements, including tax free exchanges of real estate.
d. preparing pleadings for litigation related to business claims.

As a lawyer, Expert's business management experience deals with the protection of assets, such as patents, copyrights and trade secrets, and settling disputes. In addition, he has experience drafting employment and proprietary rights agreements and representing management before various government agencies. Further Expert has experience in counselling and settling estate or trust issues that affect business rights and conduct.

As a lawyer, Expert has prepared & implemented construction claims arising from public & private contracts, related to commercial & defense projects. In so doing, Expert is able to rationalize the time, cost and fee content of, as well as the basis for, such claims.

As a lawyer & contracts manager, Expert has managed construction projects, with an emphasis on the contractual liability of relevant parties. These are major computer and defense projects, some domestic, some international.

As a lawyer, arbitrator & mediator, Expert has found mediation as a suitable first oprion in seeking to settle a dispute. In the process, the concept is for the parties to reach agreement between them, & avoid the cost of further disputation or litigation. Very often the initial challenge is encourage a spirit of compromise, followed by separate conferences with representatives from each side.

A merger or acquisition may be the proper remedy for a weak or tottering company. Expert has strength in helping in the evolution through merger or acquisition.

As a contracts manager & lawyer, Expert has managed projects, using critial path & pert techniques, typically as part of a project team.

The first step in acquiring major projects in often the preparation of a detailed proposal. Several people, repesenting several different discipline, must have a hand. Expert has proposal experience, heavily on the contracts or legal side.

Expert is a qualified, active Arbitrator and hearing officer (Chairperson & Attorney) for the following forums: Several Pennsylvania County Courts, U.S. District Court, PA E.D., Better Business Bureau, NASD Dispute Resolution, New York Mercantile Exchange & New York Stock Exchange, and a qualified listed arbitrator with National Arbitration & Mediation, Settlement Systems & ADR Options. He is also a listed Mediator for the U.S. District Court, PA, E.D. In those capacities he has acquired a strong comprehension of the Arbitration process, its authority, enforceability, strength & weakness. Moreover, Expert has acquired a special strength in respect to claims arising from securities and options trading & investing.


Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Trenton, New Jersey - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Allentown, Pennsylvania - Reading, Pennsylvania - Baltimore, Maryland

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1954 Degree: LL B Subject: Law Institution: New York Univ., Law School
Year: 1949 Degree: BA Subject: Political Sci. & Economics Institution: Swarthmore College
Year: 1979 Degree: Certificate of Advanced Legal Study Subject: Law Institution: Temple U. Law School

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1984 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Attorney-Owner Department: Law Responsibilities: All law work including arbitration & expert witness
Years: 1967 to 1984 Employer: Unisys Title: Contracts Director Department: International Responsibilities: Contracts negotiation & management
Years: 1957 to 1967 Employer: General Electric Title: Contracts Manager Department: Marketing Responsibilities: Contracts negotiation & management

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: to Present Country / Region: England Summary: Sperry Univac, later Unisys, Conracts Director, negotiation large scale computer contracts.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Admitted to practice law PA & New York & 3rd Circ Ct of Appeals
Professional Appointments
Arbitrator for many forums including New York Stock Exchange, Better Business Bureau, National Arb Forum & Others.
Publications and Patents Summary
The expert has written two books.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
French basic, not fluent
Spanish basic, not fluent

Fields of Expertise

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