Margarita Echevarria

ADR Training
FINRA Training for Arbitrators (2000); Securities Arbitration NYC Bar (2001); Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Arbitration Training (NJ 2016); American Reinsurance & Insurance Arbitration Society, Arbitration for Arbitrators (2016), Arbitration in 2017, Second Circuit Judicial Council; Arbitration Annual Update (ABA2017); American Arbitration Association, Commercial Arbitration (2017); AAA Arbitrator Performance and Demeanor (2018); National Institute for Mediation Training (2000); NYC Bar Mediation Training (2017); NYSBA Annual Dispute Resolution Meeting (2018); ABA ADR Spring Conference (2018); Commercial & Advanced Commercial Mediation Training (Fordham Law 2018).

Professional Training
Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. Graduate of Rutgers-the State University of New Jersey, B.A. (1973), J.D. (1977).

Professional Experience
More than 20 years of broad corporate/commercial experience primarily in Insurance firms handling all manner of litigation involving contract disputes, including insurance claims, third party vendor contracts, real estate disputes, debt collection and Agent employment agreements. Operational and governance experience includes licensing, product development, intellectual property, risk management, bank operations, fraud, self-insured Workers Compensation, product management and agent compensation.

ADR Experience
Commercial Arbitrator with the FINRA Forum appointed in cases involving employment disputes, sales suitability disputes, fraud, private placements, contract breaches and investment management issues. AAA Commercial and Consumer panel contract cases.

Other Information
Insurance, Securities, Contract Law and Contract Interpretation