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New York Times, 620 Eighth Avenue, 34th Floor

New York, NY 10018

Dina Jansenson


Arbitrator and Mediator

Current Employer:


Areas of Expertise:

✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Contract Disputes
✔ Employment


Ms. Jansenson has over twenty-five years of experience arbitrating and mediating a wide variety of claims. She has served as an arbitration chair, sole arbitrator, and member of arbitration panels, in numerous matters involving complex, high stake disputes. Ms. Jansenson is well known for managing the arbitration process efficiently and fairly, and for bringing a keen analytical approach to her awards.

Work History:

Formerly Of Counsel, Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, a New York law firm. Twenty-five years with JAMS (an international dispute resolution company).


Representative arbitration cases: • Chairperson of panel on a complex multimillion dollar construction dispute involving three construction projects in New York City • Chairperson of panel on a complex multimillion matter involving claims of breach of employment and partnership agreements, and breach of fiduciary duties • Chairperson of panel on a matter involving claims of breach of employment agreement • Chairperson of panel involving an international wine distribution agreement • Member of panel in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) multimillion dollar dispute arising out of oil contracts entered into in the former Soviet Union • Member of panel in claim relating to breach of professional services contract • Member of panel in complex dispute involving allegations of breach of compensation agreement of individuals in the financial industry • Sole arbitrator of commercial dispute involving international telecommunication companies • Sole arbitrator of complex commercial dispute involving Turkish and American pharmaceutical companies • Sole arbitrator of numerous disputes alleging discrimination on the basis of gender, race, age and disability, as well as compensation and bonus claims, in a variety of industries • Sole arbitrator in numerous claims of discrimination in a class action against a U.S. governmental agency • Sole arbitrator in large number of product liability claims relating to medical devices • Sole arbitrator in breach of contract claim between a professional sports agency and a hockey player • Sole arbitrator in claim of breach of employment agreement involving allegations of wrongful discharge, non-competitive provision, and severance issues • Sole arbitrator in claim relating to breach of telecommunications agreement • Sole arbitrator in breach of contract matter between a telecommunications company and research firm • Sole arbitrator in breach of employment agreement claim involving a media and advertising company • Sole arbitrator in breach of data licensing agreement claim • Sole arbitrator in claims arising from allegations of breach of employment agreements of individuals employed in Iraq • Sole arbitrator in complex claims relating to the dissolution of law partnership and issues arising as to the distribution of partnership assets and allocation of fees • Sole arbitrator in consumer fraud claim relating to the purchase of an automobile • Sole arbitrator in fee dispute relating to consulting and expert services agreement


Admitted to New York bar- 1985.


• Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators • Panel of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York • Panel of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Southern District • Arbitration appointments: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); American Arbitration Association (AAA); NYC Contract Dispute Resolution Board; The Private Adjudication Center, Inc. (affiliated with Duke University School of Law)


• Association of the Bar of the City of New York • Former Co-Chair, Committee on International Arbitration and ADR, NYSBA International Section


Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law, 1984 (G. Joseph Tauro Scholar & Howard Hennessy Scholar)


Fluent in conversational Spanish and Hebrew Teaching Appointments: Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia University Law School (Negotiation); Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law

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