Ed Lozowicki is an experienced arbitrator and mediator, with expertise in construction, real estate, energy, and commercial disputes. He has heard many cases through hearing and final award, including large complex cases with multi-million dollar claims. And he has served as Panel Chair, Panelist or Sole Arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, CPR, FINRA and the California Office of Adminsitrative Hearings. Previously, during 40 years of private law practice, he tried many cases, some with damages in the high eight figures, before judges, juries, and arbitrators. Ed started his career as corporate counsel for an international corporation representing it in construction, energy, commercial and employment matters. Ed is co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Arbitration Committee and often speaks and publishes on arbitration law for the ABA and the AAA.
Full time arbitrator and mediator, 2013-current
Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, 2005-2012 & Of Counsel, 2013-2016
Partner, Coudert Brothers LLP, 1995-2005
Partner, Pettit & Martin LLP, 1978-95
Senior Counsel, Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation, 1971-78.
Admitted to the Bar: California, 1970
U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, 1974
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1984
All state courts in California.
Co-Chair, Arbitration Committee, ABA Dispute Resolution Section
Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America
ABA Construction Industry Forum
Past Chair, Legal Advisory Committee, AGC of California
California Dispute Resolution Council
Board of Visitors, School of Law, Santa Clara University.
Awards and Honors
Recommended Lawyer for Construction Law, PLC Which Lawyer
Distinguished Service in Pursuit of Justice Award, St. Thomas More Society
Adjunct Professor of Alternative Dispute Resolution Law, School of Law, Santa Clara University
Who's Who Legal: California
Rated AV-Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell.
St. Joseph's University (AB)
Santa Clara University (JD).