Edward G. Kehoe specializes in business arbitration and litigation. He is the Managing Partner of our New York office, co-head of our International Arbitration practice and a member of the firm’s ten-person management committee.
This year, King & Spalding’s International Arbitration group was awarded the “Law firm of the Year Award” for International Arbitration by U.S. News & World Reports, and also was recognized by Law 360 as the top practice in the world. Global Arbitration Review previously noted, “the firm’s rise up the rankings speaks volumes for the power of a winning record.” The team has been widely lauded as a leading practice in the industry by Chambers, AmLaw’s Focus Europe and Legal 500 who recently emphasized the team’s “consistently excellent work.”
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. He has been lead counsel in many international arbitration matters and trials, with successful outcomes for his clients.
For each year since 2007, Edward has been recognized in Chambers USA as one of the top lawyers in the field, where it states that he “received abundant praise for his talented approach to international arbitration” and that he “drew spontaneous applause from esteemed sources for his sophistication and success in handling a number of sizable matters.” Edward received special recognition for “his advocacy skills and the real commitment he demonstrates to clients.” Chambers USA has also hailed him as “excellent” noting “he receives accolades from clients who appreciate his strategic approach and ability to take into consideration business interests.”
Edward was honored in Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the “Nation’s Top Litigators” in Business Litigation and is named a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation.
This year, Who’s Who Legal noted that “Edward Kehoe is both a superb advocate and a commanding arbitrator.” Chambers Global highlighted that “Mr. Kehoe is approachable and intelligent. Despite the fact that he is one of the top people in the field, he is very down-to-earth.” Chambers Global also has quoted sources who say that he is “an extraordinary and zealous advocate for his clients.” And Chambers USA notes “Edward is praised by interviewees as an outstanding advocate, with sources citing his ability to navigate through complicated issues as a key strength.”
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.
- J.D., St. Johns University
- B.S. Accounting, Lehigh University
- New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- 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
- New York State Bar Association (1991)
- The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
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