St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1978 Associate Managing Editor of St. John's Law Review; Binghamton University, B.A., 1973; Admissions New York State U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; U.S. District Court, Northern and Central Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal, Second, and Third Circuits.
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As a neutral mediator, has mediated a variety of commercial and employment disputes. As an advocate has arbitrated cases involving shareholder disputes; earn-outs; intellectual property; breach of contract; appraisal and business valuations, corporate and LLC dissolutions; breach of fiduciary duty; theft of trade secrets and breach of non-competition agreements. Mediated disputes (as a neutral) regarding shareholder disputes; real estate brokerage commissions; civil rights claims; employment discrimination claims; breach of contract; breach of non-competition agreement and theft of trade secrets; insurance broker malpractice; breach of fiduciary duty claims; business valuations and buy-outs; dissolutions; and breach of commercial lease and guaranty. Arbitrated break-up of medical practice and claim of breach of fiduciary duty and theft of trade secrets and breach of competition agreement; breach of earn-out; corporate dissolutions; appraisal/business valuations and shareholder derivative suits. Arbitrated (as a neutral) claims regarding insurance coverage; complex real estate transactions; hotel management contract; medical billing disputes; dissolutions of LLCs and corporations; non-competition disputes; disability claims; shareholder disputes; shareholder derivative suits; LLC disputes; breach of fiduciary duty disputes; breach of contract; corporate and LLC dissolution.
Areas of Expertise: Commercial Law; Employment Law; Environmental Law; Health Care; IP: Trade Secrets; Insurance Law; Real Property Law; Storm Sandy Panel