Ed has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation and has appeared in a variety of venues, including Federal District and Bankruptcy Court, State Court, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, the Society of Maritime Arbitrators and the New York State Public Service Commission. He is experienced in Commercial, Products Liability, Securities, Accountant and Legal Malpractice, Commodities, Securities, Maritime, Insurance and Constitutional Law Litigation.
He was an active part of the firm’s successful representation of Lockheed Martin in a multi-year arbitration involving the ownership of and payment for two cutting-edge sea vessels built by Lockheed Martin. He was also involved in obtaining an attachment of assets in excess of $55 million in a proceeding involving complex issues of maritime jurisdiction, English law and procedural due process. Recently, he was instrumental in obtaining an injunction against the maritime attachment of a cruise vessel anywhere in the world, and in the firm’s successful representation of a party seeking to obtain the vacatur of an adverse arbitration award in a wrongful employment discharge case.
Ed joined Stroock & Stroock & Lavan as a litigation associate in 1989 and in 1999 he joined Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen as an associate where he worked his way up to partner. In 2007 Ed joined Reitler as Counsel.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1989)
- Dartmouth College (B.A., 1986)
- New York
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
- United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan