2017 - Present
Independent Arbitrator & Mediator:
American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration, Complex Commercial Arbitration, and Insurance Panels; CPR Institute Panel of Distinguished Neutrals; Resolute Systems New York and National Mediation Panels
2007 - 2017
In-house Counsel, served as Global Head of ADR Programs at Fortune 500 company:
Developed negotiation, settlement, and valuation strategies for complex commercial disputes, securities matters, and insurance coverage claims; provided guidance on drafting agreements relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial contracts; and developed and delivered global training programs on negotiation, mediation and arbitration best practices.
2005 - 2006
LLM - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution:
Earned Masters of Law degree in International Arbitration. Participated in externships at JAMS and
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.
2000 - 2004
Represented hundreds of parties in direct negotiation, arbitration, and mediation of commercial and employment disputes. Served as counsel in litigated class actions relating to securities, corporate governance, and employment matters.