200 Park Avenue, Suite 1700
New York, NY 10116
Independent Arbitrator and Mediator
Areas of Expertise:
✔ Appellate ✔ Arts (Fine, Performing)
✔ Aviation ✔ Banking & finance
✔ Biotech ✔ Commercial/Business
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ Energy including oil and gas
✔ Entertainment ✔ Executive Compensation
✔ Franchise ✔ Industrial
✔ Intellectual Property ✔ International
✔ Joint Ventures ✔ Licensing
✔ Media & Communications ✔ Mergers & Acquisitions
✔ Non-profit Organizations ✔ Partnerships
✔ Professional Fees ✔ Professional Liability
✔ Professional Negligence ✔ Real Estate
✔ Shareholder Disputes ✔ Trademarks
✔ Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Disputes ✔ Transportation
See www.mattiaccio.com for details Experience in cross-border and domestic commercial, IP and executive employment disputes, international and commercial arbitration in a broad array of industrial and commercial sectors, including: • Aerospace • Banking and Finance • Energy (Oil & Gas, Solar, Wind) o Long-term Supply Agreements o Manufacturing, Outsourcing o Construction Projects • Fashion and Consumer Brands (Licensing, Distribution, TM) • Hotel Development, Management (Investor/Manager Disputes) • Consumer Products Design, Manufacture, Distribution • Long-term Commercial Supply Relationships • Machine Tool, Cell and System Supply • Medical Device Supply • Real Estate Development and Investments • Representation of a sovereign in US federal and NY state court litigation • Specialty Food and Beverage Import and Distribution • Technology Licensing • Transportation/Logistics • Venture Capital Investments Representation of EU-based companies and U.S. subsidiaries of EU-based groups in arbitrated, litigated and mediated disputes with strategic commercial partners in the United States; consulting and supervisory relationships with local counsel representing US-based parties in Italian judicial and arbitral proceedings.
Independent Arbitrator and Mediator with 30+ years of service as AAA/ICDR panel arbitrator in commercial and international cases, experience as chair in ad hoc international arbitration, experience as sole arbitrator in CPR Rules and ICC Rules cases and as party-appointed sole and wing arbitrator in ICC Rules cases. 40 years of practice experience in commercial litigation and arbitration; Arbitrator in ICC, CPR and ad hoc arbitration; Appointed by presidents of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York as sole arbitrator in disputes between departing partners and their law firms; Ad hoc mediator, 2017-present; bilingual mediator (Italian) Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School (International Commercial Arbitration), 2018- Partner, Allegaert Berger & Vogel LLP, New York, New York, September 2017 - November 2020 (Arbitration, Litigation) Partner, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP (previously Squire Sanders), July 2007 - August 2017 Partner, Pavia & Harcourt LLP, New York, 1987 - 2007; Chair, Arbitration and Litigation Practice (1998 - 2007); Associate, 1983 - 1986 Litigation Associate, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, 1983 - 1987 Federal Appellate Clerkship, Chief Judge Daniel M. Friedman, US Court of Claims (1978 -1979).
Downloadable CV available at: www.mattiaccio.com for details
Downloadable CV available at: www.mattiaccio.com for details
State of New York (First Department 1979-present); U.S. District Courts, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; United States Courts of Appeals including Federal Circuit (CAFC), District of Columbia Circuit; United States Supreme Court.
AAA Commercial/Complex, ICDR International; CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals; USCIB/ICC
Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb, C Arb); Chair, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators/CIArb New York Branch (2019-20 ; Vice-Chair, 2017-18; Executive Committee member 2014-20 Chair, New York City Bar International Commercial Disputes Committee (ICDC), 2016-19; Vice Chair, New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), 2017-18;, Board of Directors, 2012-18; Executive Committee, 2013-18; CPR Institute Arbitration Committee, 2016-present; NYSBA International Section Arbitration Committee Co-chair, 2020-present NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section (DRS), Executive Committee member (2011-17), founding co-chair, International Dispute Resolution (IDR) Committee (2013-16); member, DRS Arbitration Committee (2009-17); Member, International Arbitration Club of New York, 2013-present; Member, NY City Bar President’s Working Group on Enhanced Speed and Efficiency of Dispute Resolution (2017-18); Co-chair, NY City Bar In-House-Outside Litigation Group, 2011-13; member 2008-16. Past NY City Bar committee service has included its Arbitration, Judiciary, Professional and Judicial Ethics, Professional Discipline, and Civil Rights Committees, and chair of its Products Liability Committee. Founding co-chair, Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) Daniel M. Friedman Memorial Committee / Friedman Appellate Practice Lecture, 2012-14.
B.A., Columbia College, 1975; J.D., Columbia Law School, 1978
See Articles by Fellows at www.ccaarbitration.org or www.mattiaccio.com for details, including Do Arbitrators Know The Law (And Should They Find It Themselves)? Dispute Resolution Journal (DRJ), Vol: 73, No: 1 © JurisNet, LLC 2018; In-House Counsel's Key Role in Arbitration: Ensuring the Process Meets Company Expectations (NYSBA Inside, Vol. 33, No. 3, Winter 2015); Arbitration Do's and Don'ts for the Trial Lawyer, NY Litigator Vol. 19 No. 2 (NYSBA Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Fall 2014, reprinted in NYSBA Trial Lawyers Section Digest Spring 2017); Arbitration Tips and Traps for Corporate Counsel, Corporate Counsel, October 16, 2014 (ALM Media Properties LLC); Expert Q&A on International Arbitration in New York, practicallaw.com, January 2015 (2015 Thompson Reuters); Co-Author, T. Galletto and R. Mattiaccio, Mediation in Italy: A Bridge Too Far?, Dispute Resolution Journal (August-October 2011).
New York-born dual citizen of the United States and Italy; bi-lingual in Italian; capable of conducting hearings in Italian, experience as mediator has included successful mediation entirely in Italian of dispute in arbitration between pro se Italian owners of a Connecticut-based LLC; Course Co-Director, annual 5-day Columbia Law School - CIArb Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration (2017-present); 2010 UNIDROIT Principles Working Group Observer; Faculty, NYSBA DRS Arbitration Training, Cardozo Law School, June 2011-15, 2017-19; Third-Party Funding Panel, AAA/NYLS, Hot Topics in Arbitration, March 15, 2017; E-Discovery Panel, NYSBA ComFed/DRS Program at Fordham LS, March 13, 2017; Program Chair and Moderator, CIArb NY Branch Six-City Video-Linked Program on the UNIDROIT Principles 2010 Working Group presenters, February 25, 2015; Program Committee Chair, CIArb NY Branch UNCITRAL Conference, October 21, 2015; Program Co-Chair, NYSBA DRS Section 2013 Fall Meeting; Panelist, Business Arbitration: Addressing the Practical Concerns of In-House Counsel, NY City Bar (2010): Panelist, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Avoiding the Arbi-Trial: How B2B Arbitration Can Be Expeditious and Cost Effective (New York, 2004). See www.mattiaccio.com for updates.