Academy Member Inducted 2012Map & Directions
Regularly travels out of state to: Connecticut, New JerseyOther ADR Services: Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb
- Practice Commenced: 1998
- Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 400
- Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 50
- NEW YORK-NEWARK
MARK J. BUNIM is an advance trained mediator (by the CPR Center for Dispute Resolution and the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division) and Arbitrator and an attorney licensed to practice in the Courts of New York and the United States Courts since 1976.Mr. Bunim has conducted over 500 mediations and numerous arbitrations concerning insurance policy related and coverage issues, complex business disputes and partnership disputes. Mr. Bunim’s arbitrations and mediations have principally involved all insurance policy types including general liability, property, construction, employment practices, supply-chain, business interruption, directors and officers, rep. and warranty, professional liability, life, disability and Workers Comp. He has also arbitrated and mediated many insurance industry related business disputes between insurers and: MGAs; brokers and agents.Mr. Bunim has been selected as “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law” by the American Lawyer/ New York Law Journal. Mr Bunim was a litigation and insurance coverage partner at Bryan Cave, Robinson Silverman Pearce Aronsphn and Berman, and Ohrenstein & Brown, in the past.
- Business Dissolution
- Contract Disputes
- Family Businesses
- Legal Malpractice
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Premises Liability
- Professional Fees
- Professional Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Professional Negligence
- Property Damage
- Real Estate
- Sexual Harassment
Mr. Bunim graduated from New York University, summa cum laude, in 1971 and Rutgers University School of Law (1975).
Memberships & Affiliations
Mr. Bunim is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and is on the Panel of Large and Complex Case Arbitrators at the American Arbitration Association; the Panel of Insurance Mediators of the American Arbitration Association; the Panel of Commercial Arbitrators and Mediators of FedArb.; the panel of the National Association of Distinguished Neutrals; and is Chairman of Case Closure Arbitrators and Mediators. He is on the Executive Board of the New York State Bar Assn. Dispute Resolution Section and is Co-Chairman of the Insurance Dispute Committee and is also on the Arbitration and the Mediation Committees. He is also a member of the Arbitration Committee of the New York City Bar Association
Two party and three party half and full day mediations are billed at an all-inclusive set fee rate, per-party; others are billed on an hourly basis.