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Founders

  • Martin Scheinman
  • Laurie Scheinman
  • David Lipsky

Advisory Board Members

  • Edwin Baum
  • Partner, Perkins Coie
  • Hon. Ariel E. Belen (Ret.)
    Mediator and Arbrator, JAMS, NYC, NY
  • John G. Bickerman
    President, Bickerman Dispute Resolution, PLLC, Washington, DC
  • Irwin Bluestein
    Arbitrator, Levy Ratner, P.C., NYC, NY (Ret.)
  • R. Daniel Bordoni (Ret.)
    Attorney, Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Syracuse NY (Ret.)
  • Mark E. Brossman
    Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel, LLP, NYC, NY
  • Scott Buchheit
    Arbitrator
  • Richard A. Curreri
    Arbitrator/Mediator/Attorney
  • Jacquelin F. Drucker, Esq.
    Arbitrator, NYC, NY
  • Richard D. Fincher, Esq.
    Mediator and Arbitrator, Workplace Resolutions LLC, Phoenix, AZ
  • Kevin Flanigan
    Mediator/Facilitator
  • Barry A. Hartstein
    Shareholder, Littler Mendelson, PC, Chicago, IL
  • Nancy E. Hoffman, Esq.
    Arbitrator, Albany, NY
  • David Hyland
    Arbitrator, NYC, NY
  • Kenneth Kirschner
    Partner, Hogan Lovell US LLP
  • Adam Klein, Esq.
    Outten & Golden LLP, NYC, NY
  • Arthur S. Leonard
    Professor of Law, New York Law School
  • Markeisha Miner
    Dean of Students, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
  • Joan Parker
    Arbitrator and Mediator, Villanova, PA
  • Diane C. Rosen
    Counsel, Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP
  • Laurie A. Scheinman
    Family Therapist, Sands Point, New York
  • Martin F. Scheinman
    Mediator, Arbitrator, Sands Point, New York
  • Stewart J. Schwab
    Former Dean, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
  • David Sherwyn
    John & Melissa Ceriale Professor of Hospitality Human Resources & Professor of Law, Director Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor & Employment Relations, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
  • Alan Symonette
    Arbitrator and Mediator, Lansdowne, PA
  • Timothy Taylor, Esq.
    Arbitrator and Mediator, Port Washington, NY
  • Lynne Uniman
    Partner, Allegaert Berger & Vogel LLP
  • Jay W. Waks
    Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel
    The American Kennel Club, Inc.
  • Douglas H. Wigdor
    Founding Partner - Wigdor LLP
  • Jeffrey T. Zaino, Esq.
    Vice President, Commercial Division, American Arbitration Association, NYC, NY

Ex-Officio

  • John August
    Director, Healthcare Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Ariel Avgar
    Professor
    Labor Relations, Law and History, Senior Associate Dean for Outreach and Sponsored Research
  • Susan Brecher
    Director, Employment Relations and Employment Law, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Alexander Colvin
    Kenneth F. Kahn ’69 Dean, ILR School
    Martin F. Scheinman ’75, MS ’76 Professor of Conflict Resolution
  • Lisa Csencsits
    Associate Director, Human Resource and Leadership Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Sarah Miller Espinosa, J.D.
    Arbitrator, Mediator, Ombuds. Leesburg, VA; Senior Extension Associate, Conflict Management Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Harry C. Katz
    Director, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
    Jack Sheinkman Professor of Collective Bargaining, ILR School
  • Sally Klingel
    Director, Labor Management Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • David B. Lipsky
    Emeritus Faculty
  • Dan McCray, Esq.
    Director, Labor Relations, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Katrina Nobles
    Director, Conflict Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Ellen Gallin Procida
    Director, Labor-Management Relations Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • William Talmadge
    Strategic Initiatives Lead,  Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution
  • Cheryl Teare
    Senior Extension Associate, Labor Relations Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution; AFT (Ret.)
  • Art Wheaton
    Director, Western NY Labor and Environmental Programs, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

Board Member Profiles

Scheinman Board Member Belen Honored With Alumni Award

The Frank H.T. Rhodes Alumni Service Award, a prestigious honor given to Cornell alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary service to Cornell through long-term volunteer activity, has been awarded to Institute Advisory Board Member Ariel Belen, JD ‘81. 
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Scheinman Board Member Belen Honored With Alumni Award

Honoring Marty Scheinman With New Student Support Gift Fund

Student Support Fund Established To Honor Marty Sheinman
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Honoring Marty Scheinman With New Student Support Gift Fund

Scheinman Institute Board Member Edwin Baum Receives Prestigious Alpern Award

Scheinman Institute Board Member Ed Baum is to be honored with the prestigious Alpern Award in April 2023.
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Scheinman Institute Board Member Edwin Baum Receives Prestigious Alpern Award