Academy Members Only

New York Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators - Member Roster
Membership to the Academy is by invitation only. Membership is limited to established mediators and arbitrators, each of whom is confirmed to have met our nomination and experience requirements, and to have established a solid reputation in their respective fields.

Formal Criteria:

2 Academy members are required to nominate/second an attorney for consideration. 
Only attorneys in good standing with the New York State Bar are considered eligible *
All Members are professional neutrals in civil/commercial mediation or arbitration practice for a minimum of 5 years, with a minimum of 40% of their professional efforts dedicated to civil/commercial ADR practice. All members must receive remuneration for ADR practice at least 90 days annually.
Members identified as MEDIATORS must have privately mediated a minimum of 200 civil disputes, excluding pro bono and family law cases.
Members identified as ARBITRATORS must have arbitrated to final award a minimum of 20 civil cases.  Exceptions may be made in the case of former judges, where time on the bench can be considered towards these totals.
6 attorney client references required on application (attorneys for whom neutral has mediated/arbitrated  civil-trial disputes in the preceding 90 days. Each will be contacted and questioned as to nominee's approach, effectiveness, professionalism and reputation.

Through this strict qualification process, we are pleased to recognize the following ADR professionals in the Academy member roster:

David R. Homer Albany Capital District ADR, LLC
Hon. Leonard Weiss Albany McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C.
George L. Graff Briarcliff Manor Dispute Resolution Service
Krista Gottlieb Buffalo ADR Center & Law Offices
Michael Menard Buffalo Arbitration/Mediation Services
Richard F. Griffin Buffalo Kavinocky Cook
Douglas S. Coppola Esq. Buffalo Law Offices of Douglas Coppola
Prof. Harold I. Abramson Central Islip Touro Law Center
Eugene S. Ginsberg Garden City Arbitrator & Mediator
Michael B. Dixon Getzville Dixon & Hamilton, LLC
Alfred Feliu New Rochelle Feliu Neutral Services, LLC
Philip Daniel O'Neill Jr. New York
A. Rene Hollyer New York A. Rene Hollyer, Esq.
Stephen S. Strick New York ADR Offices
Jacquelin F. Drucker New York Arbitrator & Attorney At Law
Leona Beane New York Arbitrator & Mediator
Jean Kalicki New York Arnold & Porter LLP
Lela Porter Love New York Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
David M. Brodsky New York Brodsky ADR LLC
Mark J. Bunim New York Case Closure
Richard H. Silberberg New York Dorsey & Whitney LLP
David C. Singer New York Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Neal M. Eiseman New York Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP
Hon. Faith Hochberg (Ret.) New York Hochberg ADR
Ronnie Bernon Gallina New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
David Geronemus New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Hon. Allen Hurkin-Torres New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Shelley Rossoff Olsen New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Lawrence W. Pollack New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Peter H. Woodin New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Michael D. Young New York JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Robert E. Margulies New York Margulies Wind
Charles J. Moxley Jr New York MoxleyADR LLC
Richard Lutringer New York Offices of Richard Lutringer
Steven Skulnik New York Practical Law / Thomson Reuters
Hon. Joseph P. Spinola New York Resolute Systems, LLC
Simeon H. Baum New York Resolve Mediation Services, Inc.
Steven Certilman New York Steven Certilman, P.C.
Edna Sussman New York Sussman ADR LLC
Reginald A. Holmes New York The Holmes Law Firm, APC
Norman Solovay New York The Solovay Practice
Hon. Robert Lunn (Ret.) Rochester Trevett Cristo P.C.
Harold A. Kurland Rochester Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP
James E. Hacker Troy E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
Mark R. Sonders Troy E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
David J. Abeshouse Uniondale Law Office of David J. Abeshouse
Howard S. Eilen Uniondale Lehman & Eilen LLP
Ruth D. Raisfeld White Plains ADR Services
Eugene I. Farber White Plains Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari



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