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Professional Licenses

  • Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts (inactive)

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court

  • Admitted to practice before the United States First Circuit, Second Circuit, Third Circuit, and Tenth Circuit

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

  • Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternate Dispute Resolution, Master and Co-Founder

  • Hudson County Bar Association, past President

  • Hudson County Bar Foundation, Vice President

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Past Chair, Dispute Resolution Section

  • ​American Arbitration Association, panelist

  • Association of County Bar Presidents, past President

  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN), Executive Committee Member

  • Center for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), accredited mediator

  • International Mediation Institute, accredited mediator

Supreme Court Committees

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey Arbitration Advisory Committee, member

  • Supreme Court Complementary Dispute Resolution Committee (Chair of the Civil Mediation Sub-Committee)

Practice Areas

Alternate Dispute Resolution

Litigation Practice


  • Received the Boskey Award as ADR Practicioner of the Year in 2003 from NJSBA

  • Received the Jeydel Award for ADR Excellence in 2011 from the Garibaldi Inn of Court

  • Distinguished Service Award in 2006 from NJ ICLE


  • Adjunct Professor of Negotiation, Rutgers Law School

  • Principal Lecturer for NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Mediation

  • Lecturer for NJ Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Arbitration

Charitable Activities

Board Chair, Jersey City Medical Center

Board Member, RJW Barnabas Health


Juris Doctor, Suffolk University Law School

A.B., Duke University

Military Experience

  • U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps from 1968-1971, with a tour of duty in Viet Nam

  • Presided in over 1500 mediation cases since 1995 from small claims to $100 million

  • 2015 local counsel for 1 billion dollar competition claim, litigated before a jury for four months in state court

  • Active Chancery Practice

  • Currently represent client in NJ Divorce action with international component involving high wealth issues


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