John R. Foster, Esq.
Consultant to the Trade
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JOHN R. FOSTER

 

P.O. Box 1686, Bloomington, IN 47402-1686  cell: 516.419.7835  john@johnfosterlaw.com

 


 

 

PROFILE

 

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney with extensive experience in commercial litigation.  Particular expertise in transportation and insurance, including ocean, air, inland, property/casualty, liability, and environmental matters.
  • Manage all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts, including pre-trial discovery, motion practice, jury and non-jury trials, and appeals before the Second Circuit and the Supreme Court.
  • Supervise and direct litigation in outside jurisdictions on behalf of clients.
  • Advise domestic and foreign clients on insurance and transportation law, prepare opinion letters.
  • Serve as local counsel for domestic and foreign attorneys

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

LAW OFFICE OF JOHN R. FOSTER                             Bloomington, IN

 

          Principal                                                               1/2012-present

 

LYONS & FLOOD, LLP                                                   New York, NY

           Of Counsel                                                           5/2013-present



WAESCHE, SHEINBAUM & O’REGAN, PC                   New York, NY

 

Partner                                                                 1985 – 12/31/2011
        (firm ceased operations)

 

Associate                                                              1980 – 1985  

 

BIGHAM, ENGLAR, JONES & HOUSTON                     New York, NY

 

Associate                                                              1977 – 1980  

 

EDUCATION

 

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL  Washington, DC

 

Master of Science in Foreign Service                1978  

 

 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL             Washington, DC

 

Juris Doctor                                                          1977

                      Student Editor-in-Chief, ABA’s Tax Lawyer

 

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF                 Washington, DC

FOREIGN SERVICE

 

Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service             1972

   

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS  

New York State Bar Association  

Mediator, New York Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division (2002-10) 

 

 

BAR ADMISSIONS  

 

 

Licensed to practice in the States of New York (1978) and Indiana (2016).

Admitted before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1978), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth (1979)(inactive) and Second (1982)(inactive) Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court (1983).



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