JD New York University School of Law (1986); BA with honors Washington & Lee University (1982).
Founding Partner of Winslett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser LLP (broad-based litigation and ADR practice); Thatcher Proffitt & Wood (broad-based litigation and ADR practice); EVP, General Counsel, Principal--Razor & Tie Entertainment; CEO - Odin Media; COO - DCN; other senior management positions and entrepreneurial ventures.
EDNY Mediator since 1996; extensive experience handling arbitrations(including international arbitrations) and mediations in such tribunals as the AAA, JAMS, the CPR Institute, IDRC, and the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.
In his more than two decades as an attorney, Usher has not only counseled individuals and businesses of all types and sizes (as both in-house and outside counsel), but he has also served in senior management positions in multiple companies as well. So he brings a client-side perspective to his approach to dispute resolution. He now concentrates on arbitrations, mediations, and civil litigation in state and federal courts; handling primarily contradct, corporate, insurance, employment, intellectual property, and media issues. For more information see: http://www.wsmblaw.com.