M. Salman Ravala

ADR Training
American Arbitration Association, Mediator Essentials; New York State Unified Court System Small Claims Part and Attorney - Client Fee Dispute Training; New York State Bar Association, Commercial Mediation Training; American Arbitration Association, Judge A. Leon Higginbotham Fellows Program; New York State Bar Association, Commercial Arbitration Training; Harvard Law School, Advanced Mediation Workshop: Mediating Complex Disputes.

Professional Training
Admitted to practice in New York; U.S. District Court, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit; and U.S. Court of International Trade

Professional Experience
Founding Partner, Criscione Ravala, LLP; Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School; In-House Vice President, Legal & Business Affairs; Summer Law Clerk to Federal Judge Hon. William M. Hoeveler, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; Visiting Legal Scholar, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs (UNCITRAL).

ADR Experience
Arbitrator, New York State Unified Court System, New York Civil Court, Small Claims Part; Arbitrator, FINRA; Arbitrator and Mediator, New York State Unified Court System, Part 137 Attorney - Client Fee Dispute Program; Mediator, U.S. District Court, Southern District Court of New York; Arbitrator and Mediator, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution; Mediator, New York Supreme Court, Commercial Division ADR Program; Special Master, Appellate Division of the State of New York, 2nd Department.

Other Information
Primary Practice Areas: Agency & Distributorships; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Breach of Contract; Business Law; Business Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Contracts; Cross-Border Disputes; Employment Law including but not limited to Wage & Hour, Title VII, Non-Competition & Severance; Foreign Investment in the United States; Franchise Law; Import-Export Law; Intellectual Property Law, including but not limited to Copyright Infringement, Dilution, and False Endorsement; International Business & Commercial Law; International Distribution; International Joint Ventures; International Litigation; International Sale of Goods; International Treaty Law; Non-Profit & Charitable Organizations; Partnership Law; Small Business & Entrepreneurship.