Cooper, White & Cooper LLP is pleased to announce that Edward L. Seidel was named a member of the firm effective January 1, 2020.

The focus of Mr. Seidel’s practice is general litigation with an emphasis on commercial disputes, real estate and construction matters, and environmental law.  He has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration proceedings.  Mr. Seidel’s practice also includes professional liability, employment law and products liability matters.

In the last five years, Mr. Seidel has successfully arbitrated four major cases, all of which resulted in large awards for his clients. Since 2013, Mr. Seidel has served as faculty at a weeklong skills seminar at his alma mater of Tulane Law School in the area of civil litigation.

Mr. Seidel has served as an update author to the the CEB series on Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation.  In January 2019, he also presented as faculty on the topic of Eminent Domain Proceedings at NBI’s seminar titled “Local Government Law:  What Attorneys Need to Know”.

Mr. Seidel is a graduate of Miami University in 1995, where he received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science. He received his J.D. in 1998 from Tulane Law School, where he graduated cum laude. At Tulane, Mr. Seidel served as the President of the Public Interest Law Foundation.

Mr. Seidel is a member of the State Bar of California, the Bar Association of San Francisco, the American Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts in Caifornia and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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