Mr. David John Reilly, Esq.

Arbitrator - Mediator
David J. Reilly, Esq.
64 East 94th Street
Suite 1G
New York, NY 10128
212 996-3233
212 410-6232
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Professional Work History:

David J. Reilly, Esq., Arbitrator & Mediator 07/06 - Present Medco Health Solutions, Inc. Senior Vice President - Labor Relations 07/95 - 06/06 Vice President - Employee Relations Counsel 06/91 - 07/95 Labor & Associate Counsel 05/87 - 06/91 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Associate 04/85 - 05/87 Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, Associate 09/82 - 04/85

Dispute Resolution Experience

An attorney for more than thirty-five years with extensive experience, first as an advocate and later as a full-time neutral, in labor and employment law and commercial disputes. As an arbitrator and mediator since 2006, have heard and/or mediated over a thousand cases involving a wide range of issues. In labor and employment law matters, issues addressed have included, among others: absenteeism; arbitrability; breach of contract; demotions; disability; discipline/discharge; discrimination/harassment/retaliation; employee benefit buyouts/contribution rates/eligibility; ERISA; FLSA; health/safety; incentive compensation; independent contractor status; job classifications; job performance; leaves of absence; management rights; MPPAA; non-compete/restrictive covenants; overtime pay/distribution; past practice; pay rates; production standards; reductions-in-force; retirement benefit payouts; seniority; severance; sexual harassment; subcontracting; transfers/reassignments; reorganization; vacation; whistleblower; work assignments; work stoppages; and wrongful termination. In commercial matters, issues addressed have included, among others: breach of contract; breach of fiduciary duty; consumer fraud; derivative actions; corporate dissolution; foreclosure, professional malpractice; quantum meruit; subrogation of insurance claims; tortious interference with contract/economic advantage; trade secrets; and warranties.

Listed on the following rosters of arbitrators/mediators:
American Arbitration Association (Arbitration - Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits/Pension; Mediation);
Cornell University, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation & Fact-Finding);
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Mediation);
Federal Executive Board Shared Neutrals Program;
Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service (Labor Arbitration);
FINRA (Arbitration & Mediation);
National Mediation Board (Arbitration);
NJ Department of Education (Tenure Arbitration)
NJ Public Employee Relations Commission (Labor Arbitration & Police/Fire Special Disciplinary Arbitration);
NJ State Board of Mediation (Labor Arbitration)
NJ Superior Court (Mediation);
NYC Office of Collective Bargaining (Labor Arbitration);
NY Public Employment Relations Board (Public & Private Arbitration and Mediation & Fact-Finding);
NY Supreme Court, Commercial Division, Queens and Suffolk Counties (Mediation); and
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Mediation)
United States District Court, E.D.N.Y. (Mediation)

Named as a panel arbitrator under a number of collective bargaining agreements, including:
NYC Department of Education/United Federation of Teachers, Local (3020-a Arbitration Panel-2009-2010, 2013-2017, 2018-2019);
SEIU Local 32BJ/Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations, Inc.;
SEIU Local 32BJ/Allied Universal Security/ Securitas Security Services USA, Inc./Harvard Protection Services; and
SEIU Local 32BJ/Ramac Corp.;

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

Cornell University, Scheinman Institute of Conflict Resolution - Advanced Certificate in Workplace Conflict Resolution

Other Dispute Resolution Training

American Arbitration Association - Various Arbitrator Training Programs;
Federal Executive Board Mediation Training;
FINRA - Basic Arbitrator Training;
FINRA - Basic Arbitrator & Chairperson Training
Hofstra University School of Law - 24-Hour Basic Mediation Skills Training (Transformative Model) and Advanced Transformative Mediation Training Sessions);
Labor Arbitration Salon of Richard Adelman and Carol Wittenberg
NYC Bar Association - Advanced Commercial Mediation Training (20 Hours);
NY State Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section, Arbitrator Mentoring Program;
NY Supreme Court Commercial Division, Queens County - 24-Hour Basic Mediation Skills Training and 8-Hour Advanced Skills Training; and
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Mediator Training

Professional Associations

American Bar Association (ADR and Labor & Employment Law Sections, Committees: EEO, Employee Benefits, NLRA);
New York State Bar Association (Dispute Resolution and Labor & Employment Law Sections);
New Jersey Bar Association (Dispute Resolution and Labor & Employment Law Sections);
National Academy of Arbitrators (Member)
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators;
New York City Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Section);
Labor & Employment Relations Association (New York Chapter)
Association for Conflict Resolution (Workplace, Ombuds, Commercial and Court Sections);
New York State Dispute Resolution Association; and
New York University School of Law Center for Labor & Employment Law (Advisory Board Member)


New York University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 1982

Siena College, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1979


Furnished upon request.

Fee Policy


Labor Arbitration: $1,800 per day for each day of hearing and study time.

Employment Arbitration & Mediation: $400 per hour for all hearing and study time with 4-hour daily minimum for hearings.

Cancellation/Postponement Fee: $1,800 per day, unless notice is received 21 days in advance of each scheduled day.

Travel expenses: Billed if applicable.