Experience


Appointment as an arbitrator in over one hundred and fifty arbitrations in the last sixteen years. Notable matters have included:

  • Sole arbitrator in multi-million dispute arising from failed M&A transaction between large public company and small private technology company in financial services industry.  Claims included fraud, breach of contract, theft of trade secrets, rescission.  Counterclaims included wrongful termination and fraud.
  • Sole arbitrator in partnership dispute in broker-dealer industry.  Multi-million dollar claims included breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and fraud.  Valuation of partnership interests necessary.
  • Chair of panel in license dispute brought by medical devices maker for failure to pay royalties and fraud.
  • Member of panel in multi-million dollar dispute based on failed real estate syndicate.  Claims for fraud, tortious interference with business, breach of contract, valuation and appraisal issues.
  • Discovery referee in dispute including complex e-discovery and expert discovery issues.
  • Sole arbitrator in multi-million dollar dispute in financial services industry based on CEO leaving to go to a competitor.  Claims for breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation; breach of fiduciary duty.  Counterclaims for ERISA violations.
  • Sole arbitrator in license dispute brought by major, privately owned services company against software provider for breach of warranties and breach of contract.
  • Member of panel in a claim brought by limited partner against a general partner in a hedge fund for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Chair of panel in claims brought by manufacturer in cannabis industry against licensee for fraud, misrepresentation, violation of exclusive license agreement, breach of contract, rescission.
  • Sole arbitrator in claim for wrongful termination brought by CEO in technology company; counterclaims for breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Sole arbitrator in claim for placement in unsuitable investments, breach of fiduciary duty brought by private investors against investment adviser.
  • Sole arbitrator in claim brought by senior executive for wrongful termination based on sexual harassment.
  • Sole arbitrator in claim brought by vendor against political campaign for breach of contract.
  • Sole arbitrator in dispute between law firm and former partner for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and preliminary relief.

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