STATE OF NEW JERSEY
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION
RESUME OF PANEL ARBITRATOR
New York Cty, NY
GRIEVANCE ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE:
Neutral arbitrator since 2006. I have experience in the following industries: Broadcasting, Building Trades, Education (K-12 and public colleges), Nuclear Energy, Office Workers/ Clerical, Police and Fire, Food and Retail, Steel, Trucking and Storage, Utilities, Public Sector (federal and local governments), Health and Hospitals, Mining. I have experience with the following issues: Absenteeism, Affirmative Action, Arbitrability, Conduct (Off-Duty/Personal), Contract Interpretation, Demotion, Discipline (Non-discharge), Discipline (Discharge), Discrimination: Age, Disability, Race, Sex, Religion, National Origin, Drug/Alcohol Offenses, Fringe Benefits: Bonus, Holidays, Insurance, Leave, Vacation, Health/Hospitalization, Hiring Practices, Job Performance, Job Posting/Bidding, Jurisdictional Dispute, Layoffs/Bumping/Recall, Management Rights, Official Time, Past Practices, Pension and Welfare Plans, Promotion, Retirement, Safety/Health Conditions, Seniority, Sexual Harassment, Lockouts, Work Stoppages, Slowdowns, Subcontracting/Contracting Out, Successorship, Tenure/Reappointment, Union Security, Wages: Cost of Living Pay, Holiday Pay, Job Classification and Rates, Overtime pay, Severance pay, Vacation pay, Work hours/schedules/assignments, Working Conditions/work orders, Violence or Threats
MEDIATION AND FACT-FINDING EXPERIENCE:
have served as a fact finder for the City of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and for the City of Chicago. I also have served as a hearing officer for New York State tenured teacher disciplinary cases. I am also certified as a mediator.
INTEREST ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE:
Northwestern University School of Law, JD cum laude
Radcliffe College, Harvard University, BA cum laude
National Academy of Arbitrators, New Jersey Board of Mediation; New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission; NJ Department of Education, Permanent Panel of Arbitrators for Tenure Cases; American Arbitration Association; Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service; NY State Public Employment Relations Board, Public and Private Sector Panel Arbitrator; New York City Office of Collective Bargaining, Register of Neutrals; Port Authority Employment Relations Panel Hearing Officer; Professional Aviation Safety Specialists and FAA Great Lakes Regional Arbitration Panel; Rochester NY Teachers Association aand Rochester City School District Arbitration Panel; New York Realty Board and SEIU 32 BJ, Arbitration Panel; CUNY and Staff Congress Arbitration panel. Formerly NY UFT/ NYCDOE Arbitration Panel; UMWA/ BCOA (United Mine Workers of America and the Bituminous Coal Operators' Association) Coal Arbitration Service Panel for Districts 12, 31; Member of 3020a Panel for the New York City Department of Education and the United Federation of Teachers; Admitted to the New York and Illinois Bar (currently on inactive status in both states); New York State Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section); American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Section); Labor and Employment Relations Association (New Jersey Chapter; New York City Chapters).
OTHER RELEVANT OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:
Prior to 2005, represented labor and management in public and private sectors, including: as General Counsel for Chicago Public Schools, General Counsel for City Colleges of Chicago; Chief of Appeals, Litigation in Law Dept., City of Chicago, covering labor, employment, including police and fire; as private counsel for the Piano and Musical Instrument Workers, Local 2549; and as Labor Relations Vice President for Nuclear Generating Group of Commonwealth Edison; Vice President for Strategic Initiatives for Exelon Energy Delivery Co.
PER DIEM FEES:
GRIEVANCE ARBITRATION $
INTEREST ARBITRATION $
CANCELLATION NOTICE AND FEE (if any):
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CANCELLATION NOTICE & FEE (if any): Unless I receive notice of a postponement or cancellation within 30 days of the scheduled hearing date a fee of 1 day will be charged.