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.

Legal Career 

  • 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.

Professional Licenses

  • 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.

Professional Associations

  • 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).