I'm very pleased to have been selected as a "New York Super Lawyer" for Dispute Resolution for 2013, and to be included in New York Magazine's 2013 list of Best Lawyers in the New York area for Alternative Dispute Resolution. It's also a great honor to be listed in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of top tier dispute resolution firms in the New York Metropolitan area for 2013.
I'm flattered to have been invited to become a member of the new New York Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Go to nadn.org to see how this organization can help you find a highly qualified mediator or arbitrator.
I'm also delighted that the American Arbitration Association has now added me to its roster of Employment Mediators. (I've been doing commercial mediations for the AAA since the mid-00's.)
Magistrate Judge Tomlinson appointed me to serve as Settlement Administrator of an equal pay class action against Nassau County, which I enjoyed very much. Details are posted at pcosettlement.com.
After serving as co-chair of the Mediation Committee, I'm now co-chair of the Arbitration Committee of the New York State Bar Dispute Resolution Section. Please join the Committee! We have bi-monthy meetings featuring practical discussions about hot topics in arbitration. (You can go to nysba.org/dr to sign up.) I also co-chair the ADR Committee of the State Bar Labor and Employment Section.
In January, 2013, Cardozo Law School invited me to act as a coach for students taking an intensive mediation training course.
In April, 2013, I'm looking forward to being a presenter at the ABA Dispute Resolution Section meeting in Chicago, discussing difficult practice issues in complex commercial arbitration. Go to abanet.org/dispute for details.