Best Mediators & Arbitrators in New York City

Why These Mediators & Arbitrators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Mediators & Arbitrators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Francis Carling, The New York Peacemaker

Francis Carling, The New York Peacemaker brings over 40 years of legal experience to New York City mediation and arbitration clients. The founding lawyer previously specialized in labor and employment litigation, has served as a neutral since 1992, mediates as well as arbitrates cases involving labor and employment, securities, and commercial disputes, and serves as settlement counsel. The attorney is a graduate of Yale Law School, has participated on panels for the ABA, FINRA, and Resolute Systems, LLC, and is a recognized Super Lawyer as well.

New York City, NY 10021


Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP

Greenberg, Trager & Herbst, LLP has been serving the New York City area for almost 100 years and handles both mediation and arbitration. The construction law practice is dedicated to enabling client projects to progress on time and on budget and offers alternative dispute resolution services to achieve these ends. Lawyers act as mediator/arbitrator as well as provide counsel during proceedings, and the office has been recognized by Super Lawyers and Marquis Who's Who in America.

New York City, NY 10017


Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP

Kaufmann Gildin & Robbins LLP is a New York City mediation and arbitration practice backed by 30 years of experience. The office deals with securities disputes both domestically and internationally with both litigation as well as arbitration and mediation services. One of the partners wrote the Securities Arbitration Procedure Manual used by law schools, law firms and brokerage firms, is rated AV, and received the Achievement Award for Protection of Investor Rights as well as the Golden Bow Tie Award from the Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association.

New York City, NY 10017


Law Office of Melissa L. Steinberg, PLLC

The Law Office of Melissa L. Steinberg, PLLC, is a New York City firm that offers mediation, arbitration, and negotiation services to locals. The firm has a dedicated Dispute Resolution Center that aims to help clients resolve every kind of interpersonal conflict, even those considered legal in nature, in a non-adversarial way. The firm also offers workplace mediation programs where simple communication techniques and strategies are applied to help train employees to resolve workplace conflicts together.

276 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10001


Resolve Mediation Services, Inc.

Resolve Mediation Services, Inc. has been mediating cases in New York City since 1992. The office has successfully mediated over 1,000 disputes involving everything from civil rights and property damage to intellectual property and partnerships. The founding attorney has 30 years of litigating experience, is a recognized Super Lawyer, is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and has been named in the International Who’s Who of Commercial Mediation Lawyers.

New York City, NY 10036


Ruth D. Raisfeld, P.C.

Ruth D. Raisfeld, P.C. offers mediation and arbitration services in Scarsdale. The office boasts 30 years of legal experience and ensures clients receive discrete and confidential treatment, a patient approach, and reasonable rates. ADR services include mediation, arbitration, class action mediation/arbitration, training, and investigations, and the founding attorney is a recognized Super Lawyer, one of the Top Women Attorneys, and a Charter Member of The New York Academy of Mediators & Arbitrators.

Scarsdale, NY 10583


Tara C Fappiano

Tara C. Fappiano is a mediator and arbitrator who offers her services to clients in New York City and nearby areas. With more than 20 years of experience as a trial attorney, she transitioned her practice to focus on special education, disability, and discriminatory conflicts. She is an advocate of people with disabilities and has been a supporter of children with autism and their families. She offers consulting services to non-profit organizations, employers, school districts, and boards.

395 Scarsdale Road
Tuckahoe, NY 10707