David Geronemus, Esq.

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Employment
David Geronemus is one of the most respected and sought after dispute resolution professionals. He has been a full-time neutral with JAMS since 1994. A former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, Mr. Geronemus has taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution on an adjunct basis at Yale and Columbia Law Schools.

Mr. Geronemus has settled hundreds of cases, including a wide variety of employment disputes.

Representative Mediations

  • A dispute arising from the termination of a high level executive by a public company
  • A dispute over the benefits due under a golden parachute agreement
  • Allegations of adverse employment actions resulting from "whistleblower" activities
  • Allegations of age, race, gender, and disability discrimination
  • Allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation
  • Allegations of violations of the FMLA
  • Amounts due under bonus policy to "at-will" employees upon termination
  • Arising out of the termination of software development and other consulting agreements
  • Change in job responsibilities of an employee who was hired to develop software
  • Involving trade secret litigation against a former employee
  • Resulting from the termination of employment agreements
  • Retirement benefits and other compensation due a departing partner in a professional partnership
  • Value of a deceased shareholders' interest in a professional corporation

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Designated with the highest level ranking (Band 1) in Mediation, Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2016 and 2017
  • Recognized in Who's Who Legal in the practice area of Mediation, 2016, 2017
  • Recognized as one of seven most highly regarded individuals in the U.S. of Who’s Who Legal in the practice area of Insurance and Reinsurance, 2015
  • Recognized as a Best Lawyer, ADR Category, Best Lawyers in America, since 2007
  • Recognized as a New York Super Lawyer by Law & Politics since 2007
  • Registered Mediator, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York

Background and Education

  • Mediator, JAMS, 1994-present
  • Partner, Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine, Washington, D.C. and New York, 1990-1994
  • Associate and Partner, Rogovin, Huge & Schiller, Washington, D.C., 1984-1989
  • Law Clerk, Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart, 1983-1984
  • Law Clerk, Chief Judge Collins Seitz, U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit, 1982-1983
  • J.D., New York University Law School, 1982 (Senior Articles Editor, N.Y.U. Law Review; N.Y.U. Alumni Association Award; John Norton Pomeroy Prize, the Leonard M. Henkin Prize; Member, Order of the Coif)
  • M.B.A., Columbia University Graduate School of Business, 1980 (Roswell C. McCrea Prize, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society)
  • B.A., Wesleyan, 1975

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