John Michael Richardson

ADR Training
NYCRR Part 146 qualified mediator: trained at World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPO ( Mnookin & Friedman), NYCBar (Leibman & Jansenson); & at CPR; accredited by Centre For Effective Dispute Resolution ("CEDR"). Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ("FCIArb"). FINRA panelist. AAA Commercial Panel.

Professional Training
J.D. Fordham 1973; Admitted NY & SDNY/EDNY 1974; LL.M (Taxation) NYU 1976; Chartered Accountant 1969 (Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants)

Professional Experience
Public accounting 1966-1969 at Deloitte - London, England, & Toronto, Canada. IP & commercial law private practice in NYC 1973-2003 - partner Pennie & Edmonds LLP - counseling, litigation, & substantial international experience (EU, Americas, & Japan). Solo law, mediation & arbitration practice 2004 to date.

ADR Experience
Mediator Commercial Division, New York County, since 2006; Mediator Southern District of New York/Eastern District of New York since 2007. Public Arbitrator for FINRA since 2009. AAA Commercial Panel since 2006. NYCBar: Mediation and Arbitration Program for Disputes among Attorneys panel (2010). WIPO: Arbitration and Mediation Center List of Neutrals (2010).

Other Information
Bilingual French-English; fluent German & Italian.