Mr. Ira Steven Cure

Arbitrator/Mediator
Self-employed
161 Remsen Street
Apt. 4c
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone:
7182373144
Email:

Professional Work History:

Arbitrator and Mediator Self employed July 2010 ? present Resolution of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements, individual employment contracts, and in the securities industry. Writers Guild of America, East, Inc. Senior Counsel February 2008 ? June 2010 Worked closely with the governing Council of the Guild to enforce the major collective bargaining agreements with the Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers and with the major television broadcast networks. Provided counsel on a wide variety of issues including disputes arising under the various collective bargaining agreements, general labor law questions, questions arising under New York State Law, and intellectual property. Broach & Stulberg, LLP Counsel September 2005-February 2008 Representation of both public and private sector unions in a variety of industries including entertainment, construction, and public utilities. Representation of individuals in employment disputes. Kennedy Schwartz & Cure, PC Partner September 1995-September 2005 Union-side labor, employee benefit and employment law firm with extensive litigation and negotiation experience. Representation of clients in both Federal and State court and before the NLRB and PERB. Lewis Greenwald Kennedy Lewis Clifton & Schwartz Partner September 1991-September 1995 Associate March 1984-September 1991 Labor and employment practice devoted to litigation in both Federal and State court; significant experience in a variety of procedural settings including class actions and Article 78 proceedings.

Dispute Resolution Experience

American Arbitration Association Labor Panel 2010-present Employment Panel 1995-present Arbitration of disputes arising from individual contracts of employment, and collective bargaining agreements. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Panel member 2010-present Arbitration of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements. National Mediation Board Roster member 2010-present Arbitration of disputes under the Railway Labor Act. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Panel member 2002-present Arbitration of disputes arising in the securities industry. New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission Panel member 2011-present Arbitration of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements in the public sector of the state of New Jersey. New Jersey State Board of Mediation Panel member 2004-present Arbitration of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements. New York City Office of Collective Bargaining Panel 2010-present Arbitration of disputes concerning New York City employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. Suffolk County PERB Panel 2011-present Arbitration of disputes concerning public employees in Suffolk County. New York State Public Employment Relations Board - Public and Private Sector Panels Panel member 2008-present Arbitration of disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements. New York State Division of Human Rights Per Diem Administrative Law Judge 1996-1998 Heard cases involving allegations of employment discrimination. Supreme Court State of New York Commercial Mediation Panels Member of the Commercial Mediation Panels of the Supreme Court State of New York in New York, Queens, Nassau and Westchester Counties. United States District Court Southern District of New York Mediation Panel

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)

Employment Law Mediation Training; November 14-18, 2011

Other Dispute Resolution Training

New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Commercial Mediation Training Program, 2011; AAA Labor Arbitrator II Workshop, 2011; New York State Division of Human Rights Mediation Training, 2010; AAA - Labor Arbitrator I, 2010; FINRA Chairperson Training, 2010; Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Basic Mediation Training, 2009; AAA Webinar, Understanding and Addressing Bias in the Workplace, 2009; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2008, 2005; AAA Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005), 2007; Attended AAA Neutrals Conference, 2006; AAA Pro Se: Managing Cases Involving Self-Represented Parties (ACE002), 2006; AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2006, 2004; AAA Employment Arbitrator II Training: Advanced Case Management Issues, 2002; FMCS Labor Arbitration Training, 2001; AAA Arbitrator Update 2001; NASD ADR Training, 2000; AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training, 1999; AAA Employment Arbitrator Training, 1999; AAA Employment Arbitrator Training, 1997; AAA Employment Orientation Seminar 1996; AAA Human Rights Panel Member Training, 1991.

Professional Associations

American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section New York State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section New York State Bar Association ADR Section Association of the Bar of the City of New York New Jersey State Bar Association Labor and Employment Committee Labor and Employment Research Association

Education

Brooklyn Law School Juris Doctor, June 1983 Member of the Law Review University of Massachusetts at Amherst M.S. Labor Studies, May 1977 Instructor for Orchard Hill Residential College; developed and taught course entitled: ?A History of Machine Politics? State University of New York at Binghamton B.A. Sociology, May 1975

References

Howard Edelman, Esq. hcearb@gmail.com 119 Andover Road Rockville Centre, NY 11570 516-764-4316 Rosemary Townley, Esq. r.townley@verizon.net 4 Collidge Street Larchmont, NY 10538 914-834-6272 Jeffrey Englander, Esq. jenglander@morrisoncohen.com Morrison Cohen 909 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022 Pearl Zuchlewski, Esq. pz@kzlaw.com Kraus & Zuchlewski 500 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10110 212-869-4646 Kraus

Fee Policy

Mediation $300/hour Employment Arbitration $1800/day $300/hour for pre and post hearing matters Labor Arbitration $1250/day Full per diem for cancellations less than ten business days before scheduled hearing. Expenses if required to travel outside the New York Metropolitan Area