Principal, Law Office of Angela Foster
Certified as a mediator and arbitrator, Dr. Foster’s ADR practice focuses on complex commercial cases including disputes involving intellectual property, technology, commercial, license and business-related ssues. She also serves as a neutral in securities, consumer, and other complex commercial matters. She has served as a sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, chairperson, and mediator in hundreds of domestic and international cases involving a broad array of contractual agreements, technologies, and industries.
She is past chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a roster member of numerous alternative dispute resolution panels including the Commercial and Large Complex Case mediation and arbitration rosters of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the Institute for Conflict Resolution & Prevention, the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Angela was appointed to the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center's List of the World's Leading Technology Neutrals and a member of the AAA-ICDR Council. She is an invited fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, a member of the AAA-ICDR Council and peer-reviewed member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
The New Jersey State Bar Associated awarded the James B. Boskey Award to Angela -- as Alternative Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year for 2021.
Angela frequently publishes articles on intellectual property law and alternative dispute resolution, as well as, appears on various panels. She authored “Waiver of Privilege”, a chapter in the American Arbitration Association Handbook on Arbitration Practice, 2nd Edition (2015) and co-author of Disclosure and Admission of Evidence in the International Arbitration of Intellectual Property Disputes, in Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes 379 (Thomas D. Halket ed., 2d ed. Juris Publishing 2021).
Angela received a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and bachelor’s in Microbiology and juris doctorate in law from Rutgers University.