commercial and non-commercial disputes between parties in a setting that put the participants at ease and is yet productive.
multiple federal and state mediation panels.
September 1998 to March 2012
individuals and entities in all stages of commercial litigation in state and
federal courts, from the pleading stage through arbitration, mediation, trial,
included researching, writing and filing motion papers, pre-trial or
pre-hearing briefs, post-trial or post-hearing briefs, and appellate
and participated in mediations, arbitrations, and trials.
oral argument on motions and appeals in state and federal courts.
Prepared clients, third-party witnesses and experts for oral deposition, trial
and arbitration testimony.
purchasers and sellers in the purchase and sale of public and private
companies, including negotiating terms, drafting agreements, and making the
required government filings.
and provided advice to entities and individuals regarding New York State
alcoholic beverage matters.
Assistant to President William K. Slate,
the international arbitration cases filed with the American Arbitration
Association’s Center for International Dispute Resolution and produced and
presented an extensive report to the President.
with the organization of the Center for International Dispute Resolution in its
speeches for the President regarding the use of alternative dispute resolution
in international commerce.
and co-authored articles on the use of alternative dispute resolution in
various markets, such as the telecommunications and airline industries.
Legal Intern, Law Department, Summer 1996
administered cases for the Early Intervention Unit of the Torts Division.
plaintiffs’ cases against the City of New York, developed defenses and prepared
memoranda for the attorneys to assist them in settling the cases.
Basic Mediation Training (March 2012)
Participating in Apprenticeship in Civil Court of the City of New York, New
York County and Manhattan Mediation Center (March 2012-June 2012), which
includes mediating cases in the Civil Court and the Manhattan Mediation Center.
to the Court’s Mediation Panel
as an advocate in dozens of mediation sessions in the Court-referred mediation program.
Appointed to the Court's Mediation Panel
to Suffolk County Commercial Division’s Roster of Neutrals
to Nassau County Commercial Division's Roster of Mediators
J.D., May 1988
in Chief, Boston University International Law Journal
Moot Court Judge
B.A., Modern European Studies, May 1994
for International Studies Scholar
Dean’s List every semester
Board (Honor Code) Representative
Government Association Senator
Thesis: “Body or Family: Violence Against Women in France”
United States Supreme Court
United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fourth Circuits
United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York and District of New Jersey
State Courts of New York and New Jersey
York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, Commercial and Federal
Litigation Section, and Mediation Committee
Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
County Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation
and Federal Courts Committees
for Conflict Resolution, Greater New York Chapter
of Small Claims Arbitrators
Court Judge, Jerome Prince Evidence Competition, Brooklyn Law School