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The Loree Law Firm is a sole proprietorship under the laws of the State of New York, which is owned by its principal, Philip J. Loree Jr. The Loree Law Firm continues the practice of Loree & Loree, a partnership governed by New York law, which was formed in 2008 by Philip J. Loree Jr. and Philip J. Loree Sr. Philip J. Loree Sr. retired from the practice of law in 2020, and Philip J. Loree Jr. has continued the practice as contemplated by New York Partnership Law Section 72(2). 

Policies, Terms & Conditions

This website and the blog, The Arbitration Law Forum (including its predecessor blog, The Loree Reinsurance and Arbitration Law Forum) (the “Site”) is provided by The Loree Law Firm (the “Firm”). The Firm provides the text, software, database, format, documents, images, photos, articles, blog posts, graphic and written work and all other materials provided on the Site (the “Content” based on these Policies, Terms & Conditions (the “Terms”). The Firm allows access to the Site and the Content according and subject to these Terms. Please review them carefully.

The Site and the Content have been prepared by the Firm for informational purposes only, including information about Philip J. Loree Jr.’s qualifications and experience. The Site and the Content do not constitute or include solicitation or legal or other professional advice, and should not be interpreted, construed, or relied upon as such. The information set forth in the Site and the Content is general in nature and may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. The reader should not consider the information to be an invitation to an attorney client relationship or an offer by the Firm to enter an attorney client relationship and should not rely on the information for any purpose. 

An attorney-client relationship between the Firm and any person is not created unless the Firm consents to represent such person. Nothing in the Site or Content should be construed or interpreted to be consent by the Firm to enter into an attorney-client relationship with any person. Receipt by the Firm or Philip J. Loree Jr. of electronic mail or any other communication (whether electronic or not) through the Site, its Content, or by any other means with respect to a matter for which the Firm does not already represent the sender, does not constitute consent to enter into an attorney-client relationship with the sender or any other person or entity.    

Sending an email to the Firm or Philip J. Loree Jr. does not create an attorney-client relationship or contractually obligate the Firm to represent you, regardless of the content of the email. Electronic mail or other communication (whether electronic or not) through or precipitated by the Site or the Content, or otherwise to the Firm or Philip J. Loree Jr., in connection with a matter for which the Firm does not already represent you may not be treated as privileged or confidential under applicable law.  If you choose to contact us through the Site or its Content, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically may not be secure, and that the information may not be entitled to protection as privileged or confidential information.

You should not take, or refrain from taking, any action based on any information on this website without first consulting a lawyer about your situation. The Firm does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information or materials published on this website. If you wish to find out more about the information in the materials published, please contact Philip J. Loree Jr. by email at

Although the Site and its Content may be viewed from any of the 50 United States of America, any territory of the United States, and in other countries or places in the world, Philip J. Loree Jr. is licensed to practice only in New York State and before certain federal courts. He practices principally in the State of New York and in connection with matters pending in that State or concerning New York law. Philip J. Loree Jr. cannot represent you in matters pending in other states or countries unless you retain local counsel licensed in the appropriate jurisdiction, and then only if permitted by applicable law, including applicable ethical and court rules, which may require admission pro hac vice (which may or may not be granted in any given case).  
If the bar rules in your jurisdiction require us to identify an attorney and office responsible for this website, the Firm designates Philip J. Loree Jr., The Loree Law Firm, 800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, New York 10022 ( or (516) 627-1720).  

Consent to these Terms

The Site is for your own private use. By accessing the Site or any of its Content (including the Arbitration Law Forum) you agree to these Terms. If access to restricted parts of this Site is subject to more specific terms, those terms apply instead.

Your agreement to these Terms includes your agreement not to:

  1. Use the Site or the Content in violation of any regulation, legislation, or other applicable law;
  2. Copy, amend, reproduce or distribute the Content, or disclose the Content to third parties, except as permitted by these Terms.
  3. Advertise or sell any goods or services to other users of the Site or benefit commercially from the Content; or
  4. Upload or send to the Site any material that is illegal, offensive, or infringes the Firm’s rights, those of third parties or the provisions of these Terms.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Firm, its suppliers, or third parties who have granted it permission to reproduce their material on this Site, own all trademarks, copyright, and all other intellectual property rights in the Content and on the Site.

The Copyright Notice below forms part of these Terms and thus the terms on which the Firm provides and allows access to the Site and Content.

Online Privacy

The Firm’s Privacy Policy (here) forms part of these Terms.

Liability Limitations and Exclusions

The Firm accepts no responsibility for computer viruses resulting from use of the Site or the Content.  Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, alleged negligence, shall the Firm be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this site or any of the materials in it, even if the Firm has been advised of the possibility of such damages. 

The Firm is not responsible or liable for any matter relating to you or any third parties accessing or using this Site or the Content.

The Firm does not endorse nor is it responsible for the contents of websites operated by others that link to this Site or its Content or that are accessible from this Site or its Content. It does not recommend or endorse the use of any third-party’s services.

Nothing in these Terms excludes or limits the Firm’s liability for fraud or for death or personal injury arising from our negligence or for any other matter in respect of which it would be unlawful or in breach of regulation to limit or exclude liability.


Our rights under these Terms may be waived only specifically and then only in a writing signed by Philip J. Loree Jr.

Copyright Notice

Copyright in some documents and material available on the Site belongs to third parties and has been produced on this Site with the permission of the third-party copyright owners. Please check the copyright notices of those third parties.

Except for copyright belonging to third parties and unless otherwise stated, copyright in the pages of this Site and the Content, and all other material available through the Site or the Content, and all other materials available through it belongs to The Loree Law Firm or its principal, Philip J. Loree Jr.

You may print or save copies of the Content of this Site for your own personal use and you may provide copies to others for information purposes, provided that: (a) you do so on an occasional basis and free of charge; (b) the copies are not tampered with or altered in any way; and (c) the recipient is made aware of the terms of this Copyright Notice.

Any other reproduction, transmission and storing of all or part of this Site and the Content, in any medium, without the express, written permission of the Firm, signed by Philip J. Loree Jr., is prohibited.

This Site and the Content (including the Arbitration Law Forum) contain links to other websites, web pages or materials posted on another website or webpage. Inclusion of these links does not constitute a referral or endorsement of the persons owning, controlling, or otherwise associated with the linked sites, pages, or materials. Links to governmental or quasi-governmental organizations or agencies are provided only as a convenience to our readers.

The links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and the Firm makes no representations or warranties about the content of these links. Articles or writings to which links are provided may be subject to copyright protection. Please see the linked site for further information.  

We only permit electronic links to pages of this website from which these Terms can be accessed. You may not provide an electronic link to any other page of this Site or to any other documents or other Content hosted on this Site without the express, written permission of the Firm, signed by Philip J. Loree Jr. The Firm reserves its right to request that you remove an electronic link to this Site or its Content at any time and you agree to remove such a link immediately. 

Legal Disclaimer

Any prior results described in the Site or its Content do not guarantee a similar outcome.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Firm, and its principal, and any of their successors or assigns, from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorney fees and legal expenses), suits, claims, damages, and liabilities arising out of or related to:  (a) your use of the Site or the Content; or (b) your breach of or noncompliance with any of these Terms.    

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The Terms, any breach of the Terms, and any disputes or matters arising out of or related to the Site or its Content, or your use of the Site or its Content, shall be exclusively governed by and interpreted under New York law, including any applicable federal law, and without regard to any conflict of law rules other than New York’s rules on the enforceability of choice-of-law clauses. In the event of any such dispute or matter the Firm and you each submit irrevocably to the exclusive jurisdiction of a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction sitting in New York or Nassau County, State of New York, United States of America.


Should any of these Terms be declared void or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, such Term shall be deemed severable from the rest of the Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. 


The Firm may change any of these Terms without written notice to any person. The changes shall become effective upon posting of the changes to the Site.

Last Update

These Terms were last updated on August 24, 2020.