James Gadsden

ADR Training
United States District Court, Southern District of New York (1993); regular participation in refresher training offered by the Eastern and Southern District mediation programs

Professional Training
J.D. Columbia University School of Law 1974 (James Kent Scholarship; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar); B.A., University of Rochester J.D., Columbia University

Professional Experience
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP, 1974 to present, Partner since 1984; Sustaining Member, American Law Institute; Sustaining Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation; American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, former Chair, Committee on Trust Indentures and Indenture Trustees, member of the Uniform Commercial Code, Business Bankruptcy Committees and Legal Opinions Committees; Working Group on Legal Opinions Foundation; Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Commercial and Uniform State Laws Committee; American Bankruptcy Institute; International Bar Association; International Bar Association (Member, Section of Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights); Federal Bar Council; practice concentrating in commercial and bankruptcy matters

ADR Experience
Mediated around a dozen mediations for the SDNY mediation panel. Active member of the panels in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York and United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Other Information
Training in mediation of employment claims through the Southern District Mediation Program. Areas of concentration include: Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Trust, & Litigation.