Mary Anne Wolf is an engineer, attorney, arbitrator, and mediator. She received her mediation training at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. She received her arbitration training through the American Arbitration Association and has arbitrated cases since 2019. As a litigator for almost 20 years, she has facilitated many mediations and other early dispute resolution negotiations in construction and other complex cases.
Ms. Wolf is a licensed professional engineer and worked for 10 years in the design and construction industry before getting her law degree in 1999. She is a partner in the law firm of Keogh Cox in Baton Rouge. For almost 20 years, she has represented design professionals, contractors, owners, manufacturers, suppliers and others in construction litigation, industrial claims, and other complex litigation. She is admitted to practice in all Louisiana state and federal courts.
In 2019, Ms. Wolf completed arbitration training in fundamentals, ethics, awards, and best practices through the American Arbitration Association and was accepted on their panel. Since then, she has arbitrated, both as sole arbitrator and on arbitration panels, numerous commercial and construction disputes, including large, complex cases. She completes continuing education courses and attends arbitration conferences on an annual basis.
As a litigator, she has assisted many clients in reaching prompt resolution to even the most complex multi-party disputes. As an impartial mediator or arbitrator, her goal is to use her experience in the industry, knowledge of the law, and respect for the parties and the process, to reach resolution fairly and efficiently.
She is a member of the Louisiana Engineering Society, AIA-Baton Rouge, and American Council of Engineering Companies and frequently presents seminars to these professional organizations on liability, risk management and current trends. She is a member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation and has completed the DRB training program. She also writes articles and blogs on construction and alternative dispute resolution related topics.
Ms. Wolf was born in New Orleans where she grew up. She is married to Robert Wolf from Alexandria, Louisiana. She has a daughter, Caroline Domingue, who lives in Lafayette and a son, Stephen, who lives in Florida. She also has two grandchildren.