WolfBlock Attorney AppointedTo U.S.-China Business Mediation Panel

Louis Coffey. of counsel to WolfBlock and president of Coffey Consulting Company. recently was appointed to the U.S.-China Business Mediation Panel of the U.S.-China Business Mediation Center.

Mr. Coffey mediates and arbitrates complex business disputes and major construction claims. including those arising in cross-cultural transactions. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association's Complex Arbitration and Mediation panels. CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution's Panels of Distinguished Neutrals. including CPR's Specialized Panels for the Construction and Sports and Entertainment Industries and the Native American Dispute Resolution Network of the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution's Morris K. Udall Foundation. an entity of the U.S. Government.

The U.S. China Business Mediation Center was established in 2004 as a joint project of the Conciliation Center of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade/China Chamber of International Commerce and the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution. The purpose of the center is to provide an alternative to arbitration or litigation for the management and resolution of complex and significant commercial disputes arising between American and Chinese businesses.

Julie Amos has joined WolfBlock as the firm's new chief marketing officer. She previously served as the practice manager for the Real Estate Finance Group at Dechert.

A native of Great Britain. Ms. Amos held marketing positions at ICON Biomedical. York International and PricewaterhouseCoopers prior to joining Dechert. Ms. Amos will oversee the firm's client development and marketing initiatives in WolfBlock's nine offices in the Mid-Atlanticregion.