Arbitration in numerous national and international disputes since 1984 on panels or tribunals for: American Arbitration Association (commercial cases, including Large, Complex Case Panel); Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) and FINRA. Has acted as sole arbitrator, panel chair (usually serves as chair of any panel), or panel side arbitrator, in disputes involving:
Financial Services, Investments and Fiduciary Duty
Financial services, investments and banking, fiduciary duties, close corporation disputes, purchase price earn out disputes, major stockholder or partner buyout disputes, and bank budgeting and profitability consultancy disputes.
Commercial Contracts and Intra-Partnership Disputes
Various contracts for substantial goods and services, manufacturing and computer performance disputes; technology sale and technology performance disputes; nuclear power plant staffing cost disputes.
Intellectual property use and performance disputes and related matters, including licensing disputes for patent and/or IP.
Energy sales, delivery, transportation and performance, including coal, gas, LNG and hydro, and ship construction disputes involving coal and LNG carriers.
Automotive industry; food services industries.
Professional Partnerships Including Law Firms
Various disputes, including partner(s) separation disputes involving various professional firms, and also venture capital firms.
Transport contracting disputes; real estate development entity disputes; professional sports and entertainment event promotion disputes; laboratory information systems disputes; and a variety of contract matters.
Familiar with all AAA commercial rules (including LCC) and ICDR rules, as well as CPR rules, and various international rules (e.g., UNCITRAL). Lectured in 2013 on both the new AAA Commercial Rules, and the new CPR Administration Rules.
Arbitrator CLE Courses
Arbitrator Investigations, AAA Webinar, 2014
Arbitration in IP/Technology Disputes, AAA Webinar, 2013
ProSe: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (ACE002), AAA, 2012
Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), AAA, 2009
Arbitration Practice Update, Massachusetts CLE, 2007
Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005), AAA, 2006
Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), AAA, 2005
Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), AAA, 2004
Arbitrator Roundtable: The Revised Commercial Arbitrator Code of Ethics: What Does it Mean for You?, AAA 2004
Bring Us Your Case: Arbitration or Court, Massachusetts CLE, 2003;
Arbitrator Update AAA, 2001
Commercial Arbitrator II Training, AAA 2001
Commercial Arbitrator Training, AAA 1999; various other ADR training.