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Writer, Author, Editor, Private Investigator, Former Trial Attorney

Location:
Mill Valley, California, United States
Salary:
$70000-$100000
Posted:
October 30, 2018

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MICHAEL J. COFFINO

https://michaelcoffino.com/

https://coffinoinvestigations/

**** *** ****, # * 415-***-****

Tiburon, California 94920 ac7j3z@r.postjobfree.com

Each Word Matters; Every Sentence Counts

LITERARY PUBLICATIONS

The Other Classroom: The Essential Importance of High School Athletics (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018)

Odds-On Basketball Coaching: Making High-Percentage Decisions in Game Situations (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2017)

Play It Forward: From Gymboree to the Yoga Mat and Beyond (Agate Publishing, 2016) (co-author)

Polymath, a Memoir (Scheduled Release: spring 2019) (co-author)

The Definitive Handbook for the Beginning High School Basketball Coach: (Scheduled Release: spring 2019)

Incongruent Habits: When Lawyers Transition to Personal Relationships (non-fiction work in progress)

Midnight at O’Grady (fiction work in progress)

OTHER WRITING

Blogger, sports and memoir writing

Editor, e.g., online publications, college applications, articles, website bios, social media posts, blogs, public relations releases, and background stories for various clients

Speechwriter, e.g., keynotes, interview scripts, acceptance and award ceremonies, book readings, roasts and eulogies

SELECT LAW PUBLICATIONS

To Bundle or Not to Bundle: Public Company Strategies in Packaging Corrective Disclosures in Press Releases (2008, Reed Smith AdLaw Magazine).

Recent Developments in U.S. Decisional Law Regarding International Arbitration and Litigation (1997 paper presented at Inter-Pacific Bar Association Conference).

Choice of Law and Forum Clauses (Euromoney, 1996).

Mediation: controlling the client’s destiny (Euromoney, 1996).

Drafting Arbitration Clauses in International Commercial Contracts (1996).

Litigating with the Bankruptcy Debtor: Getting the Preferred Forum," AsiaLaw (April 1996)

The 'English Rule': Alive and Well in the U.S.A. (1996).

When Worlds Collide: Discovery in International Litigation (Daily Journal, 1995).

The Litigious Debtor, Litigation Magazine, California Bar Association (1992).

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Coffino Investigations (2018)

Trial and Litigation Attorney and Writing Coach (1979-2015) (retired)

Expert in securities law, regulatory compliance and corporate governance (national and international markets), business and commercial litigation, trust and estate litigation and will contests, employment, real estate and environmental disputes, in federal, state and bankruptcy courts, administrative proceedings, arbitrations and mediations.

Trusted advisor to CEOs, Boards of Directors, Audit Committees, Executive Management, General Counsels of public companies, investment funds and broker-dealers on a wide range of regulatory matters, investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Basketball Coach (primarily high school) (1992-2015)

EDUCATION

Law School University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall), 1979, J.D.

Undergraduate City University of New York, 1975, B.S. Education, Magna Cum Laude

High School La Salle Academy, New York, NY

OTHER BACKGROUND

College Basketball Player, City College of New York (1966-1967)

United States Army, 1968-1970



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