Alan Gettner

ADR Training
Making Money Talk, 2016, 4.50 hours; Selected Ethics Issues in Mediation & Settlement Negotiations, 2016, 3 hours; Mediation Ethics Course, 2015, 3 hours; 4 SDNY courses on Employment Law Training for Mediators and Mediating 1983 Plan Cases, 2013, 11.5 hours; EDNY Mediation Skills Workshop, 2013, 2 hours; Insurance Issues and Mediation, 2013, 1.5 hours; AAA Advanced Mediation Course, 2012, 6 hours; Mediation Ethics Courses, 2011, 4.5 hours; United States District Court, SDNY-Refresher Mediation Training, 2012 & 2010, 5.5 hours; John Jay College Professional Mediation Training, 2008, 35.5 hours on mediation of various kinds of disputes (this was followed by an eight week "apprenticeship" conducting mock mediations.); CPR Advanced Training, 2007, 17.5 hours of advanced commercial mediation training; CPR Basic Training, 2005, 21 hours of commercial mediation training.

Professional Training
B.A., 1963, Yale University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; M.A., 1965, University of Chicago, Philosophy; Ph.D., 1972, Columbia University, Philosophy; J.D., 1979, Columbia University, Stone Scholar, Editor, Columbia Law Review

Professional Experience
1979-85 Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton, Corporate Department (New York & Paris offices); 1985-95 Associate and, from 1986, Partner, Corporate Department, Holtzmann, Wise & Shepard, New York; 1995-2006 Partner and, from 2005, Of Counsel, Corporate Department, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York; 2006 Self-employed.

ADR Experience
2005- Numerous mediations as volunteer mediator for Southern District and Eastern District of Federal Courts in construction law, banking law, contract, personal injury, mergers and acquisitions, entertainment and employment dispute cases. 2008- Mediated dispute between two senior executives of major charitable organization. 2009- Special Master, Appellate Division, First Department, Supreme Court of the State of New York. Obligatory hearing to resolve appeals on corporate, financial, and labor cases. 2010- Mediator for Commercial Division, New York Supreme Court. Have mediated contract, insurance coverage and partnership cases. 2011- American Arbitration Association mediator. Have mediated contract cases and dispute between co-authors of a book, as well as Storm Sandy insurance disputes.