Meet the Arbitrator

Judith Meyer
Mediation & Arbitration
Haverford, PA

Mediation and Arbitration Panels.

  • American Arbitration Association, Commercial and Employment Panels
  • Distinguished Neutral, Commercial, Franchise, Employment Panels and National Panel, CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution; Florence (Italy) International Mediation Center
  • Mediator and Arbitrator, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Panelist, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals; ADROptions
  • Arbitrator & Mediator, USDC, Eastern District PA
  • Arbitrator & Mediator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority [FINRA]
  • Mediator, US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Judge Pro Tem, Commerce Court, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Mediator, United States Federal Circuit Court of Appeals & US International Trade Commission
  • Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre & US-China Business Conciliation Ctr, CCPIT Beijing
  • Mediator, Business & Technology Case Management Program, State Courts of Maryland
  • Mediator, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Mediator, Philadelphia Human Relations Commission
  • Panelist, Mediation and Arbitration Center, Montgomery County, PA
  • Mediator, Superior Courts of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Special Discovery Master & Referee Reliance Liquidation, Commonwealth Court of PA
  • Neutral, JAMS [co-founded Philadelphia office of JAMS, 2004-2006]
  • Mediator & Arbitrator, Class Action Appeals Committee, Prudential Policyholders ADR Remediation Plan
  • Arbitrator, 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund; Arbitrator & Mediator, 2012 Hurricane Sandy Claims
  • Arbitrator, USA Track and Field Olympic Trials, Doping Grievances Panel, 1998
  • Mediator, New York Metropolitan Transit Authority, 1992

Professional Certifications, Appointments, Memberships & Awards

  • 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal Best Women-Owned Businesses
  • Sir Francis Bacon Award bestowed by Pennsylvania Bar Association in May 2016 for Excellence in Mediation
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • Chair, Philadelphia Bar ADR Committee, 2011
  • Certified Mediator, International Mediation Institute & Chair, IMI Independent Standards Commission
  • Member, Academy of Advanced Practitioners, Association of Conflict Resolvers
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [FCIarb]
  • Member, Academy of Court Appointed Masters
  • Distinguished Fellow and Former Board Member, International Academy of Mediators
  • Member [2000-2010], American College of Civil Trial Mediators
  • Member, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Fellow, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Hearing Examiner, Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution; Arbitration & Mediation Committees
  • Best Lawyers in America, ADR, 2006 - 2018; PA SuperLawyer in ADR 2005 - 2018
  • Member, PA Bar (active), Idaho Bar (active), California Bar (inactive)

Community Service

  • Regional Board Chair, ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE 2015-2017
  • Commissioner, LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION, 2018-
  • Commissioner LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL COMMISSION, 2000-2013
  • Mediator Pro Bono, ARTS + BUSINESS COUNCIL OF PHILADELPHIA
  • Mediator Pro Bono, PHILADELPHIA HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION
  • Judge Pro Tem & Settlement Master, Philadelphia Commerce Court, Court of Common Pleas and Commonwealth Court

University Teaching. Adjunct Professor ADR, Cornell Law School 1999-present; Guest Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Wharton School of Business, Beasley School of Law, Temple University, Dickinson School of Law (Penn State University), Rutgers Law (Camden)

Articles [partial list]. Columnist, On Professional Practice, ABA ADR Section Dispute Resolution Magazine, 2018t; Book Review, “Inside Out: How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection to Help Their Clients”, Gary Friedman, Dispute Resolution Magazine, Summer 2015; Book Review, “Anatomy of a Mediation”, James Freund, Dispute Resolution Magazine, Summer 2013; Book Review, “Blind Spots”, M. Bazerman and A. Tenbrunsel, 2012, IAM Review; Book Review, “Bargaining With the Devil” by R. Mnookin, 2010, IAM Review; “Mediators Alert: Now, Certification Goes Global”, Alternatives, March 2008; “When the Neutral’s Dilemma Hits: Routine Problems, and the Not-So-Routine Repercussions of Common Arbitration Conflicts,” Alternatives, May 2007; “ADR vs. The Bench: Why Are Neutrality Standards Different?” Alternatives, April 2007; “Mediation in the Media”, Alternatives, 2005; “Think Outside the Box: Use Mediation Proactively,” Corporate Counsel Magazine, January 2005

Trial Lawyer Experience. Litigation of Counsel, Bazelon, Less and Feldman (Philadelphia); Partner, Meserve, Mumper & Hughes (Los Angeles); Litigation Partner, Lande Rolston & Meyer [Beverly Hills]

Education. BARNARD COLLEGE, B.A.; CORNELL LAW SCHOOL, J.D.E.D.P. CAREY WRITING AWARD; MOOT COURT BOARD

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