Yale Law School, J.D. University of Michigan, Ph.D., Philosophy Binghamton University, B.A., summa cum laude.
For 25 years, Michael Starr has served as a court-appointed mediator or early neutral evaluator for federal and state courts in New York City. After over 30 years in private practice as a litigation attorney focused on complex civil litigation, including employment and labor matters, he is now a full-time neutral and principal of M Starr ADR LLC (d/b/a Michael Starr Mediation Services). A fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, his experience as a mediator includes FLSA, employment discrimination and disability accommodation matters as well as a full range of commercial disputes. More information about his background is available at www.mstarrmediation.com.
National Roster of Neutrals for the American Arbitration Ass'n (employment and commercial panels); Member Mediation Panel for EDNY, since 1993; Member, Mediation Panel for SDNY, since 2011; Member, ADR Advisory Panel, EDNY, 2016 - 2019; Member, Mediation Panel of Supreme Court, Commercial Division, for New York County, since 2018.
Memberships College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, Fellow American Bar Foundation, Fellow American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section Association of the Bar of the City of New York Federal Bar Council International Society for Labor Law Honors and Awards The Best Lawyers in America guide, Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2008-2016, Employment Law - Management, 2016 Global Awards -Labor-Management Relations, Corporate LiveWire, 2016 Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Labor and Employment, 2005-2016 Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers, Legal Media Groups Expert Guides, 2013-2016 Who's Who in American Law, 2005-2013 New York Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2017 Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.