Professional Work History:
MEGGITT-USA, INC. Vice-President and Deputy General Counsel K&F INDUSTRIES, INC. Executive Vice-President, Secretary and General Counsel CHEKOW & KISNER, P.C. Law firm founder and shareholder APL CORPORATION Vice President, Secretary and Associate General Counsel
Dispute Resolution Experience
Fully engaged as a mediator and arbitrator in the business area. Chairing FINRA panels. Serving as a neutral in business, commercial, employment, workplace, securities and financial planning disputes.
Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)
Facilitating Negotiations (March 2011) Employment Law Mediation Program (January 2011) Negotiation Strategies and Tactics in ADR (November 2010) Mediating Interpersonal Disputes (September 2010) Building a Career as a Workplace Neutral (August 2010) Reinventing You Career (May 2010) Scheinman on Evidence and Special Topics in Arbitral Evidence (2012)
Other Dispute Resolution Training
Advanced Business Mediation Training (NY Supreme ADR Part 146) Continuous CLE in the field (ABA, NYSBA and other sponsors) (numerous topics) Approved FINRA Arbitrator; Basic and Advanced Arbitration Cornell University Certificate in Professional Neutral Training. Small Claims Arbitrator Training (NY County)
NOT-FOR-PROFIT AFFILIATIONS Officer and member of the Board of a public charity promoting affordable housing. Sponsor and grant advisor for donor-advised fund in Long Island Community Foundation. AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION and NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION Dispute Resolution Sections and Business Law Sections ASSOCIATION OF SMALL CLAIMS ARBITRATORS
CORNELL UNIVERSITY ILR SCHOOL, SCHEINMAN INSTITUTE ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW, Juris Doctor SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, Bachelor of Arts (psychology)
Available on request.
Per Diem -- $2,500 Hourly -- $ 400, for commercial mediations or arbitration. Not-for-profits may be accommodated with a reduced rate. Fee does not include incurred expenses. Rates for other types of cases are available on request.