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David Coddon

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David Coddon
Of Counsel

P: 4048855320
F: 4043939333

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David Coddon is Of Counsel at BridgehouseLaw’s Atlanta office.  His practice mainly focuses on international business matters, with a particular emphasis on international arbitration, data protection and corporate compliance with US laws and regulations.  He received his law degree from Case Western Reserve University and holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois.

During his legal stuides, Mr. Coddon represented his school in the Willem C. Vis Moot (East), an international arbitration moot competition held annually in Hong Kong.  As an active member of the Moot Alumni Association (MAA) he regularly serves as an arbitrator in the Hong Kong moot and is an editor with the Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Abitration.

Prior to joining BridgehouseLaw, Mr. Coddon worked as a research analyst with an arbitration advisory firm in Beijing, an intern with international arbitration associations in Brussels and Chicago, and as a research analyst in a law firm in London. 

In 2012, he founded a boutique international business consulting firm that specializes in international negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.

Focus of practice 

  • Corporate
  • Data Protection and Compliance
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • National and International Contract Law, GTC 


  • Since 2015 Of Counsel at BridgehouseLaw LLP
  • 2012 to Present Founder and Principal of CODDICOMM CONSULTING LLC
  • 2012  Research Analyst with WunschArb, Beijing, China 
  • 2008 to 2011 Intern with Association for International Arbitration, Brussels, Belgium
  • Intern at Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association, Chicago 
  • Research Analyst with Troutman Sanders LLP, London, U.K
  • Extern with Federal Trade Commission, Cleveland, U.S.A.         
  • 2007 to 2010 Law Student at Case Western Reserve University
  • 2006 Intern at BridgehouseLaw, Munich, Germany 


  • “Deconstructing a Transnational Petroleum Order,” Journal of Undergraduate International Studies, Vol. 16 (Spring 2014), pp. 69-80;
  • “Cross-Examination in International Arbitration: Making the Adjustment,” available at:
  • “The Alien Torts Claim Act: What it Does, and why it Matters,” available at: