Jess Bunshaft

Principal

Synergist Mediation

 

Member profile details

Membership level
A - Individual
Salutation
Mr.
First name
Jess
Middle initial
A.
Last name
Bunshaft
Suffix
Esq.
 

Organizational Information

Organization
Synergist Mediation
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Contact Information

City
East Meadow
State/Province
NY
Zip code
11554
Country
USA
 

Member Information

Reason for joining ACR-GNY
To continue to grow personally in training and experience, network with colleagues and help continue to expand the use and effectiveness of ADR.
 

Professional Information

Job title
Principal
Professional Bio
Recognized for his skill in mediation, Jess:
-Is a mediator on multiple court panels, an appellate Special Master, and mediates matters privately
-Created and led in-house employee relations mediation programs, resolving hundreds of employee-management disputes for over 15 years
-Has extensive experience in employment law, tort actions, civil rights matters, business management and commercial litigation
-Has worked as an employee advocate
-Managed hospital/healthcare organizations throughout the New York metro area
-Has led programs in mediation skills training
-Co-chaired the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the NCBA
-Is a member of the Executive Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section of the NYSBA
-Has taught law students studying mediation, most recently serving as mediator for the mediation advocacy program at the St. John's University School of Law and for the ABA
mediation advocacy competition at Cardozo Law School
-Co-chaired & moderated the first personal injury mediation program under the auspices of the New York Office of Court Administration
-Co-chaired the 2019 NYSBA/NCBA Advanced Commercial Mediator Training program
-Trainer/facilitator in NYSBA Commercial Mediation & Advanced Commercial Mediation training

Jess also is an arbitrator and mediator for Part 137 fee dispute arbitrations in New York and Bronx counties, is a mediator for the US District Court (SDNY) and is a
FINRA arbitrator.

With extensive training and over 16 years of experience in mediation, over 20 years of corporate management experience, as well as having served as Nassau County's Senior Trial Attorney in Tort & Civil Rights Litigation, combined with 30 years of legal practice overall in a diverse array of specialties, including personal injury, civil rights, labor & employment law, and corporate litigation, Jess brings a broad base of experience and skill now focused on helping parties resolve a variety of matters.
 

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