Charles Newman

CHARLES M. NEWMAN Law Mediation & Arbitration


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CHARLES M. NEWMAN Law Mediation & Arbitration

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Mr. Newman has his own law firm in Manhattan, and has been an associate, partner and "Of Counsel" to several highly qualified firms. He combines law with an Alternative Dispute Resolution practice focusing on mediation and arbitration. Much (but not all) of his work, as lawyer and ADR neutral, is in the fields of commercial and real estate disputes; business transactions; divorce and family law; and information technology. Mr. Newman was Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Metaserver, Inc., in New Haven, an Internet middleware software and services company, which leveraged technology first conceived at Yale University.

As a mediator, Mr. Newman is a member, for example, of the Panel of Neutrals for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; the NYS Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division; and the NYS Supreme Court, Kings County pilot matrimonial mediation program. He has been an arbitrator for the New York City Civil Court in Manhattan for many years. He volunteers as a community dispute mediator at the New York Center for Interpersonal Development.

Mr. Newman was an adjunct clinical instructor at Columbia Law School (employment mediation) and has served as facilitator or coach at various continuing legal education programs on mediation, including advanced trainings. He has been a volunteer judge of various law school and graduate school negotiation and dispute resolution competitions and examinations. The institutions include Cardozo School of Law, Fordham Law School, St. John’s School of Law, New York Law School and the New York University graduate program, New York State Bar Association, Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Mr. Newman is the Chair of the New York City Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee. He is a past-member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York. He is on the Board of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association's Family Law Section; the NYSBA's Dispute Resolution Section, including its Executive Committee (ex officio) and its Committees on Mediation and Negotiation; and of the NYSBA's Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, including its Committee on Arbitration and ADR. He is a member of the Education Committee of the Family and Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York.

New York University School of Law, J.D. Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow.

Lehigh University, B.A. (Government), magna cum laude.



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