Laurels

Best Arbitrators &
Mediators in New
York City
2020

Why These Arbitrators & Mediators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New York City Arbitrators & Mediators 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.

Ackerman, Levine, Cullen, Brickman & Limmer, LLP

Ackerman, Levine, Cullen, Brickman & Limmer, LLP brings decades of legal experience to arbitration and mediation proceedings in Great Neck. The firm litigates in a wide range of cases and always first attempts to utilize alternative dispute resolution before going to trial. Attorneys mediate and arbitrate in front of the AAA, FINRA, and other ADR tribunals, and most of the practice's lawyers have over 25 years of experience as well as an AV rating.

Great Neck, NY 11021

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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

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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

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Ivan Alter Mediation and Collaborative Law Services

Ivan Alter Mediation and Collaborative Law Services mediates for clients in New York City. The practice touts mediation and collaborative law as the fastest growing methods for resolving divorce issues and handles conflict resolution, parenting plans, and complex disputes as well as commercial mediation services. The founder is a member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals and was trained at the Center for Mediation in Law.

New York City, NY 10170

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Jane Freidson Family Law and Mediation

Jane Freidson Family Law and Mediation provides mediation in New York City. The firm helps clients going through divorce with impartial mediation services and also offers legal representation for traditional divorce as well as prenuptial agreement counsel and review. The principal is a family law attorney with decades of experience, a Qualified Lawyer for Children by the NYS Office of Court Administration, and a member of the Family Divorce and Mediation Council of Greater New York.

New York City, NY 10007

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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

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Lax & Neville LLP

Lax & Neville LLP is a New York City arbitration firm with decades of experience in the field. The office handles investor protection and securities arbitrations in front of FINRA, ABA, JAMS, and NFA and has recovered substantial rewards for clients in hundreds of arbitrations, as well as litigations, involving the biggest financial institutions. Lax & Neville has been seen in The New York Times and multiple other media outlets, and both partners are listed as Super Lawyers.

New York City, NY 10018

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Loree & Loree

Loree & Loree brings over 70 years of combined experience to New York City arbitration clients. The boutique firm is known for personalized service and reasonable fees and covers B2B litigation and arbitration, arbitration law, practice, and procedures, reinsurance, and insurance matters. The office has been quoted in Global Arbitration Review, has an extensive and distinguished background in maritime law including as industry adviser to United States State Department, has considerable experience with the Federal Arbitration Act, and has been involved with sizeable arbitration awards.

New York City, NY 10022

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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

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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

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