WORK EXPERIENCE

Arbitrator and Mediator  (See Credentials & Training Page for details)             July 2015-present

BGC Partners/ Cantor Fitzgerald (New York & London)                                              Jan. 2008 – July  2015

    Deputy General Counsel/ Chief Litigation Counsel

 Saul Ewing LLP (Princeton, NJ)                                                                                          Jan. 1996 – Jan. 2008

    Partner and for 4 years Vice Chair of Litigation 

McManimon & Scotland and predecessors (Newark, NJ)                                               Jan. 1987 – Jan. 1996

    Partner (Associate first year there), Litigation

 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Garrison (New York, NY)                                          Sep. 1976 – Jan. 1987

    Associate

 OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (See Programs and Publications for latest)

Harvard Law School talk October 20, 2017, Making Arbitration More Appealing

ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Conference, April 2016. Panelist, Getting What You Asked For: Managing a Fast and Efficient Arbitration

Settlement Agreements in Commercial Disputes (NJ Chapter Author)

Special Professor, Hofstra Law School, Fall 2015-2018 (Law and Role of In-house Counsel)

The American Law Institute – ABA Continuing Legal Education Group

    Panelist/Lecturer

  • Intellectual Property Licensing Today and its related Cross Border Business Transactions: IP and Related Issues 2005-2008

Initially authored material and spoke on ADR, then on Antitrust, in IP Licensing – see, e.g.,

When The Deal Goes South: Dispute Negotiation And ADR

Cross Border Transactions IP -2006

Intellectual Property Licensing Today -2008

 Association of Corporate Counsel – America 

    Panelist

  • The Law of Inside Counsel several times per year,
  • Created, edited, managed the course material, and presented 1995-2008

Program offered by metro NY and NJ Chapters, and occasionally others

New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education

            Multiple programs on Federal Practice, about semi annually                               1990-2005

 

Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School                                                                                1979-1980

    Adjunct Lecturer (four semesters)

 

EDUCATION

Harvard University Law School (Cambridge, MA)

Juris Doctor – 1976

University at Albany, State University of New York (Albany, NY)

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, magna cum laude – 1973

  • President of the Student Association from 1971-1973, and related other posts

 BAR ADMISSIONS

    • New York 1977
    • Washington DC 1977
    • New Jersey 1987 (inactive as of 2018)
    • Multiple Federal Courts
Roscoe Pound, father of the multi-door courthouse
Roscoe Pound, father of the multi-door courthouse