Get to Know UsAn honors graduate of Harvard University and the Cardozo Law School of Yeshiva University, where he also served on the Law Review, Gary brings more than 30 years of litigation and negotiation experience to his practice as a mediator. He has successfully negotiated and mediated resolutions in family matters, employment cases, commercial disputes, personal injury cases, and major civil rights matters.
Divorce / Family
You share property. You have children. You are splitting up—and either splitting hairs, or maintaining an awkward delicate balance to make sure everything stays tolerable while trying to keep tensions low and preserve everyone’s quality of life. You could go to court, litigate for ….
Buyers and sellers of goods. What was promised to be delivered? What was actually received? Were expectations met? What’s written down and what isn’t? Were there last minute changes to the orders? Have the parties done business together in the past? Can they continue to do so in the future?
Your employee’s performance has gone down. They want another sick day–and you just want to fire them. There’s a lawsuit with claims of back pay and benefits, even reinstatement–and they won’t go away. You feel employee morale dropping–and tension in the air.Your retirement plan vests in ….
The plaintiff broke a bone. Developed a respiratory condition. Ended up disabled. Or worse: dead. Maybe there was a suspect arrest or a more far reaching governmental infringement of rights. The defendant has heard this before and is suspect of both liability and the claimed injuries.
Mediation provides a means for resolving disputes that saves time, money, and aggravation. It allows for creative solutions to problems that may seem intractable or destined to spend years in the courts at great cost and distress. Regardless of the subject matter, mediation can lead to solutions that leave the parties better off than an extended court case. We offer services in four areas where mediation has proven particularly effective: Divorce/Family, Commercial (including construction and real estate), Employment, and Personal Injury.