Abby Rosmarin, JD MS Ed
Professional Work History:
As a former commercial litigator and then the sole in-house counsel to the US division of Peugeot, the French car manufacturer, Abby brings to mediation her years of experience in finding creative solutions to the competing demands of business pressures and legal realities. As a mental health professional, she also brings her acute understanding of the emotional barriers to resolving charged conflicts. Abby?s effectiveness as a mediator stems from her training and experience in law, conflict resolution and counseling. As an attorney, Abby saw firsthand how the burden of litigation affects employee ingenuity, productivity and profitability. At Peugeot, she worked with corporate leadership to solve legal problems efficiently in order to reduce financial and organizational costs, maintain employee integrity consistent with corporate needs, and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. Integral to her work was facilitating communication and a cooperative working relationship with people of various nationalities and outlooks. Abby is experienced counseling people through life changes such as divorce, the loss of a loved one, and caring for an elderly parent. She is well versed in the needs of the disabled and those individuals with special needs. Abby understands how disorienting conflict can be and is skilled at working with people who feel misunderstood, ignored or dismissed.
Dispute Resolution Experience
Abby is Mediation Counsel at the law firm, McCarthy Fingar, LLP and is a member of the Mediator Roster of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Commercial Division, Westchester County. She also acts as a conflict coach.
Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)
The Employment Law Mediator Training (November 2011), Commercial Arbitration (February 2012)
Other Dispute Resolution Training
Cornell University, ILR School, Employment Law Mediation Training Harvard Negotiation Institute, Intensive Mediation Training Center for Mediation in Law, Mediation Intensive Training Center for Mediation in Law, Advanced Mediation Training Elder Decisions, Elder/Adult Family Mediation Training John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Professional Mediation Training Ackerman Institute for the Family, Couples, Family & Money Workshop New York Association of Collaborative Professionals, Interdisciplinary Training New York University, Civil Collaborative Law Training Part 137, Jt Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation, Arbitration Training Westchester Mediation Center, Restorative Justice Training, Victim/Offender Mediation NYSDRA, Special Education Mediation Training
Member, State Bars, NY and California Executive Director, NY Association of Collaborative Professionals Member, Part 137 Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators, Joint Committee on Fee Disputes and Conciliation Founding Member, Academy of Professional Family Mediators National Counseling Association Association of Conflict Resolution Parent member (past), Committee on Special Education Westchester Women?s Bar Association, Co-Chair, Mediation Committee
Abby received her BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz where she graduated with Highest Academic Honors. She received her JD from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. Abby thereafter received her MS Ed from Fordham University and is a member of Phi Kappa Phi.
Provided upon request
Provided upon request