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Representative Cases as Arbitrator or Mediator

  • A dispute over whether the filing of new patents using research data derived from in vitro and in vivo studies using proprietary technology supplied pursuant to a Materials Transfer Agreement (MTA) violated the terms of the MTA

  • Claims of breach of pharmaceutical marketing agreements

  • Chair in ad hoc international arbitration seated in Houston involving an oil and gas long-term development project in Africa (AAA International Rules; IBA Guidelines)

  • Chair in ad hoc international arbitration seated in New York involving dispute involving crop growers in Africa (UNCITRAL Rules)

  • Chair in ICDR-administered international arbitration between a winery and its exclusive US importer

  • Chair in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration in which the panel rendered a final award based on dispositive cross-motions in a case brought for breach of confidentiality obligations contained in an indemnification agreement between co-defendants in mass tort litigation pending in a South Carolina state court

  • Chair in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration arising from a dispute over whether the filing of new patents using research data derived from in vitro and in vivo studies using proprietary technology supplied pursuant to a Materials Transfer Agreement (MTA) violated the terms of the MTA

  • Party-appointed arbitrator in ICC arbitration related to a pricing dispute between supplier and US importer-distributor in a long-term chemical supply agreement

  • Party-appointed arbitrator in ICC arbitration related to breach of contract and wrongful termination claims regarding the supply of cycling equipment pursuant to an original design and manufacture agreement

  • Party-appointed arbitrator in ICC arbitration between supplier and commercial customer arising from non-payment for packaging equipment and counterclaim for rescission and refund based on non-conformity to specifications, product defect and misrepresentation

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration seated in New York regarding solar panel sourcing, insurability, product quality and installation issues

  • Sole arbitrator in CPR International Administered Rules arbitration seated in Toronto regarding solar panel sourcing and conformity to contract

  • Sole arbitrator in an arbitration brought for breach of turbine warranty and wind farm operation and maintenance contracts

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA arbitration over alleged breach of pharmaceutical marketing agreements

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA arbitration brought by a terminated patent agent for a declaratory award that it was entitled to receive contingent fees in connection with anticipated recoveries in worldwide software patent litigation

  • Sole arbitrator in an ICDR arbitration between a US fashion brand licensor and a Mexico-based licensee / men’s apparel manufacturer

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules case submitted to arbitration on the eve of trial, after nearly a decade of litigation in federal court, involving dispute between competitors over alleged infringement of a famous service mark

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration involving claims of violations of territorial exclusivity brought against a national real estate brokerage system and its exclusive Manhattan franchisee

  • Sole arbitrator in AAA executive employment (including investment banker bonus) cases

  • Co-arbitrator in ICDR-administered arbitration between an Asian developer and a New York brokerage firm related to a luxury residential development project in Manhattan

  • Co-arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration involving claims of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty against private equity fund managers

  • Co-arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration involving claims of non-conformity and breach of warranty related to the large-scale supply of supermarket pallets

  • Co-arbitrator in ICDR arbitration of breach of contract and unfair competition claims involving international fresh fruit supply agreements

  • Co-arbitrator in AAA Commercial Rules arbitration between a hedge fund manager and founders of the fund

  • Emergency arbitrator in AAA arbitration brought by a third-party funder to obtain an injunction preventing distribution of class action settlement funds pending a decision on the merits in the arbitration

  • Chair, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in cases involving:

      Alleged wrongful termination of exclusive long-term supply or distribution agreements was alleged
      Disputes between suppliers and their exclusive US importers of commodities, industrial, or consumer products and related service obligations
      Shareholder or LLC member disputes
  • Mediator in disputes between shareholders in closely held companies

  • Mediator in disputes between LLC members and managers

  • Mediator in employment discrimination and hostile work environment claims

  • Conducted mediation in Italian between pro se members in a Connecticut-based LLC