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Gender Male
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Contact information
First name Stew Last name Cogan
Full name Stew Cogan
Corporation Stew Cogan Arbitrator-Mediator
Address 1 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3400
City Seattle
ZIP Code 98101-4010
State Washington
Phone (206) 860-1000 Cell (206) 369-2444 Fax (206) 860-4825
Cell public? Yes URL
Assistant name Hilary McLeod Assistant email
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Formal Qualifications & Memberships
Judge? No
ADR services 1,2,9
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. 1976
  • University of California at Berkeley, B.A. with distinction 1973 (Phi Beta Kappa)

Stew is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in both the Arbitration and the Mediation categories.   He was selected by Best Lawyers as the 2016 Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration in Seattle, and was also selected by Best Lawyers as the 2017 Lawyer of the Year in Mediation in Seattle.  Stew has been named a Super Lawyer in the ADR category for the 21 consecutive years from 1999 through 2019. In 10 of the past 12 years, he was named a Top 100 Super Lawyer in the ADR category.  He was also named one of the Best Lawyers in Seattle by Seattle Magazine in its last four surveys in 2001, 2003, 2005, and 2007, and one of Puget Sound s Top Business Lawyers by Seattle Business Monthly in 2006, 2007, and 2008.  He is a frequent speaker on a variety of mediation and arbitration topics. He is a Fellow of the invitation-only College of Commercial Arbitrators and a Distinguished Fellow of the invitation-only American College of Civil Trial Mediators.  He recently served as the President of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators (2015 - 2017).  He is also a Charter Member of the ADR Roundtable.


Stew Cogan is in his twenty-fourth year as a full-time arbitrator and mediator, following twenty years practicing primarily corporate, business, and real estate law. Stew has arbitrated more than 300 cases and mediated more than 2,500 cases.

Among the matters he has handled as a neutral are cases involving partnership and shareholder disputes, banking law, contracts, business and real estate valuation, professional negligence, real estate, construction, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, covenants not to compete, intellectual property, director's and officer's liability, insurance coverage, land use, wills and trusts, taxation, and Constitutional Law.  Stew is on the Commercial Panel, the Construction Panel, the Large, Complex Case Panel, and the Mediation Panel of the American Arbitration Association, and is also on the Civil Rule 39.1 Register of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.


ADR Practice & Case Experience
Additional languages 1
Practice started 1982

$720 per hour hour. Study time charged at hourly rate. $360 per hour for travel time, plus out-of-pocket expenses for transportation, food, and lodging. Cancellation fee of up to one-half the anticipated compensation may apply if arbitration hearing is canceled less than 14 days before scheduled hearing date (or less than 30 days before start of scheduled multi-day hearings).

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Calendar Settings
Private calendar purchased No
Calendar preference Disabled Calendar display type 5 day
Calendar last update time Apr 7 2018
Whole days Disabled
Requested Date Automatically Held/Booked? Disabled Auto hold type On Hold Ask if all attending counsel agreed on date? Disabled
Notes mandatory? Yes
Additional attendees No
Map enabled Yes Streetview enabled Yes
Latitude 47.6057014
Longitude -122.3300018
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