Robert Cohrs has extensive experience in the finance industry and Federal Government service. Mr. Cohrs is retired from the Office of Complex Financial Institutions at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) where he was responsible for the evaluation of resolution plans of major global financial institutions. In addition to the FDIC, Mr. Cohrs has served in positions with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Export Import Bank of the United States. In the finance industry, Mr. Cohrs held senior management positions in major U.S. and international banks. In addition to the patent examination experience at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Mr. Cohrs financial experience includes the valuation and monetization of intellectual property rights.
Mr. Cohrs received his mediation training from Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, and the National Conflict Resolution Center. Mr. Cohrs alternative dispute resolution experience includes serving on the San Diego County Bar Association, the National Conflict Resolution Center and the San Diego Superior Court Mediation Panels. His education background includes a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School (1967), an M.B.A. from George Washington University (1971), and a B.S. in Physics from Ohio State University (1964).