Attorney at Law engaged exclusively in providing services as an Arbitrator and Mediator
The AIMAC Center for ADR
Areas of Expertise:
✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Contract Disputes
✔ Copyrights ✔ Entertainment
✔ Intellectual Property ✔ International
✔ Landlord/Tenant ✔ Media & Communications
Has served as an Arbitrator (neutral or party appointed), Mediator and as Tribunal Chair in more than 500 complex Intellectual Property, Entertainment, Commercial and International disputes involving a wide variety of industries including motion picture and television production, distribution and other delivery systems, book and music publishing and recording, branding and licensing, and real estate.
Executive, Time Warner, Inc. (1975-98) - Senior V.P. Time Warner Internat'l (1993-98); V.P. Time Warner Europe - opened and operated European corporate headquarters in Brussels, Belgium (1990-93); Chief Intellectual Property Counsel (1978-93); General Counsel, Time Warner Cable Corp., Qube Division (1975-78); Associate Attorney, Golenbock & Barell (1971-75); Associate Attorney, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler (1966-71)
Over 350 hours of basic, advanced and international ADR training through ICC International Court of Arbitration; CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution; American Arbitration Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, World Intellectual Property Organization, and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
Admitted to the Bar: New York State, 1966; U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York (1966) and U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (1967).
Listed in Roster of International Arbitrators; AV rated by Martindale Hubbell; National Association of Female Executives; named Power Mediator in the Entertainment Industry by The Hollywood Reporter, Esq. in 2007.
The AIMAC Center for Dispute Resolution Panel, US District Court Panels, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; CPR Panels on Entertainment and Technology Disputes; ICDR International/AAA Commercial, Entertainment, On-Line Mass Claims; and WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center Panels
ABA (Chair, Entertainment ADR Committee); Past-President of the Association for Conflict Resolution--GNY; NYS Bar Association (Intellectual Property Law and Dispute Resolution Sections); NY CitiBar Association (Arbitration Committee); Copyright Society of the United States; New York Women in Film and Television; Member of the Boards of the Riverside Symphony and Anti-Defamation League (NY Region).
A.B., Hunter College (Philosophy Major); J.D., Syracuse University College of Law (Recent Decisions Editor, Syracuse Law Review, and Gerald Resnick Memorial Scholar; Justinian; Phi Kappa Phi); Program on Negotiation, Harvard University, 1988; International Diplomacy Program, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1989; Global Public Affairs Program, Templeton College, Oxford University, 1992.
Citizenship: United States of America