Mark Helman

Helman Office

Boston, Massachusetts 02108


Banking, Business, Commercial, Contract, Financial Services, International, Investment, Landlord/Tenant, Securities

Mediation Training:
Mediation Series, American Bar Association – Section of Dispute Resolution
· Continuing Mediation Training, Mediation Works, Inc. (MWI), Boston, MA
· Mediation Training Program, American Corporate Counsel Association: satisfied mediation training requirements for court-connected mediators under Uniform Rules on Dispute Resolution of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

Professional Affiliations: 
• Finra Dispute resolution Arbitrator
• Affiliate Mediator, American Arbitration Association
• Dispute Resolution and Business Law sections, American Bar Association
Bar memberships:
• Massachusetts
• Rhode Island

Peer Recognition:   Martindale© Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent® – 5 out of 5

• Boston College Law School (JD)
• University of Pennsylvania (BA and MA)

Summary:    Attorney at Law, Arbitrator & Mediator who applies business sense and extensive experience in negotiating commercial transactions to resolving disputes.

Mediation Philosophy:   Ability to identify when parties are talking past each other, to focus discussion upon their true interests and move the parties toward satisfactory resolution.

Mediation Experience:
• Currently a court-connected mediator with Dedham District Court. 
• Mediated over 50 cases, including commercial, landlord-tenant and contractor-client disputes

Professional Experience and Expertise:
Negotiating Commercial Transactions and contracts
• Commercial Leases and Loans
• Institutional Private Placements
• Securitizations
• Mergers and Acquisitions 
Human Resources:
• Senior Executive Transitions
• Compensation Plans

Professional Career:   38-year career in financial services, equities, debt, leasing, including
• General Counsel to a structured finance and leasing subsidiary of a global Japanese financial institution
• Corporate counsel to a regional investment banking firm Burgess & Leith Incorporated
• Currently a Finra Dispute Resolution Arbitrator

111 Beach Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852

P: 401-667-7210
F: 401-667-7210
E: [email protected]