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Edward Kehoe specializes in business arbitration and litigation. The Managing Partner of our New York office and co-head of our International Arbitration practice, Edward represents clients in a variety of disputes.

With more than 25 years of experience in business arbitration and litigation, Edward represents clients in the energy, mining, construction, professional services, finance and banking, pharmaceutical, and insurance sectors, working to resolve a wide range of disputes.

Edward is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. In addition to serving as counsel, he sits as an arbitrator and is listed as an arbitrator on the Panel of Neutrals for the International Centre for Dispute Resolution.

A frequent writer and lecturer on international arbitration issues, Edward is a member of the Board of Editors of Global Arbitration Review and the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.

Edward is recognized for international arbitration in the 2017 Chambers Global guide, and was named by Benchmark Litigation as a 2016 U.S. Litigation Star. He is also listed in Who's Who Legal, and has been honored in Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the Nation's Top Litigators for Business Litigation.

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Credentials

B.S., Lehigh University

J.D., St. Johns University, cum laude

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

New York

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association (1991)

International Arbitration


Chambers Global, 2017

2016 U.S. Litigation Star


Benchmark Litigation


Who's Who Legal

One of the Nation's Top Litigators for Business Litigation


Corporate Counsel magazine

Matters

Ongoing arbitration against the Republic of Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the supply of natural gas to an investor, involving more than $2 billion.

Ongoing arbitration for investor against the Republic of Peru under a trade promotion agreement, involving over $800 million.

Ongoing arbitration against Republic of Bulgaria under a bilateral investment treaty.

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Ongoing arbitration against the Republic of Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the supply of natural gas to an investor, involving more than $2 billion.

Ongoing arbitration for investor against the Republic of Peru under a trade promotion agreement, involving over $800 million.

Ongoing arbitration against Republic of Bulgaria under a bilateral investment treaty.

Ongoing commercial arbitration in New York before the AAA/ICDR concerning alleged breach of natural gas supply agreement.

Ongoing arbitration for manufacturer before AAA/ICDR concerning breach of joint venture agreement.

Favorable arbitration award ($700 million less taxes) in an international investment treaty arbitration before the ICSID, representing a major oil company.

Favorable arbitration award ($2 billion) concerning dispute over long-term LNG supply contract.

Favorable arbitration award (over $1 billion) in ad hoc arbitration proceeding, representing manufacturer in claims against insurance syndicate for property loss and business interruption losses arising from a catastrophic fire.

Favorable arbitration concerning breach of Korean distributorship agreement.

Favorable arbitration award (over $300 million) in AAA arbitration, representing the owners of a power plant in a breach of contract action relating to the long-term supply of power.

Favorable arbitration award for one of the big four accounting firms in AAA arbitrationin which accounting malpractice was alleged in connection with an audit; arbitration panel awarded claimant zero damages on its $200 million claim.

Successfully represented issuer of surety bonds against insurer, in an international arbitration matter before the AAA/ICDR, concerning political risk insurance and expropriation.

Ongoing litigation in NY State Supreme Court concerning public bidding requirements for ferry concession at Niagara Falls.

Represented patent owner in breach of contract action in S.D.N.Y. Federal Court.

Favorable jury verdict in federal district court for the Southern District of New York, representing owner of hotel development project as defendant in construction litigation. The jury verdict was described by National Law Journal as one of the top 10 defense verdicts in the nation prior to post-trial motions and settlement.

Favorable jury verdict in New York State Supreme Court representing supplier in breach of contract action.

Successfully represented a defendant in New York State Supreme Court in breach of contract action concerning services on the New York Stock Exchange.

Represented another of the big four accounting firms in federal and state court civil actions brought against the accounting firm by investors in tax products.

Matters

Ongoing arbitration against the Republic of Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the supply of natural gas to an investor, involving more than $2 billion.

Ongoing arbitration for investor against the Republic of Peru under a trade promotion agreement, involving over $800 million.

Ongoing arbitration against Republic of Bulgaria under a bilateral investment treaty.

See more
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Close

Matters

Ongoing arbitration against the Republic of Egypt under a bilateral investment treaty concerning the supply of natural gas to an investor, involving more than $2 billion.

Ongoing arbitration for investor against the Republic of Peru under a trade promotion agreement, involving over $800 million.

Ongoing arbitration against Republic of Bulgaria under a bilateral investment treaty.

Ongoing commercial arbitration in New York before the AAA/ICDR concerning alleged breach of natural gas supply agreement.

Ongoing arbitration for manufacturer before AAA/ICDR concerning breach of joint venture agreement.

Favorable arbitration award ($700 million less taxes) in an international investment treaty arbitration before the ICSID, representing a major oil company.

Favorable arbitration award ($2 billion) concerning dispute over long-term LNG supply contract.

Favorable arbitration award (over $1 billion) in ad hoc arbitration proceeding, representing manufacturer in claims against insurance syndicate for property loss and business interruption losses arising from a catastrophic fire.

Favorable arbitration concerning breach of Korean distributorship agreement.

Favorable arbitration award (over $300 million) in AAA arbitration, representing the owners of a power plant in a breach of contract action relating to the long-term supply of power.

Favorable arbitration award for one of the big four accounting firms in AAA arbitrationin which accounting malpractice was alleged in connection with an audit; arbitration panel awarded claimant zero damages on its $200 million claim.

Successfully represented issuer of surety bonds against insurer, in an international arbitration matter before the AAA/ICDR, concerning political risk insurance and expropriation.

Ongoing litigation in NY State Supreme Court concerning public bidding requirements for ferry concession at Niagara Falls.

Represented patent owner in breach of contract action in S.D.N.Y. Federal Court.

Favorable jury verdict in federal district court for the Southern District of New York, representing owner of hotel development project as defendant in construction litigation. The jury verdict was described by National Law Journal as one of the top 10 defense verdicts in the nation prior to post-trial motions and settlement.

Favorable jury verdict in New York State Supreme Court representing supplier in breach of contract action.

Successfully represented a defendant in New York State Supreme Court in breach of contract action concerning services on the New York Stock Exchange.

Represented another of the big four accounting firms in federal and state court civil actions brought against the accounting firm by investors in tax products.

Credentials

B.S., Lehigh University

J.D., St. Johns University, cum laude

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

New York

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

New York State Bar Association (1991)

International Arbitration


Chambers Global, 2017

2016 U.S. Litigation Star


Benchmark Litigation


Who's Who Legal

One of the Nation's Top Litigators for Business Litigation


Corporate Counsel magazine