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Dina Jansenson

Dina R. Jansenson, Esq.

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Dina R. Jansenson, Esq. has over twenty-five years of experience arbitrating and mediating a wide variety of claims. She has served as an arbitration chair, sole arbitrator, and member of arbitration panels, in numerous matters involving complex, high stake disputes. Ms. Jansenson is well known for managing the arbitration process efficiently and fairly, and for bringing a keen analytical approach to her awards. Ms. Jansenson is a recognized expert in the field: she is a frequent lecturer about dispute resolution for corporations, universities, and organizations in the United States and abroad. Ms. Jansenson speaks fluent Spanish and Hebrew.

Ms. Jansenson is an elected (past) fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, and in September 2012, she became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ("CIArb"), one of the most prestigious organizations involved in international arbitration.

Representative Arbitrations

  • Chairperson of panel on a complex multimillion matter involving claims of breach of employment and partnership agreements, and breach of fiduciary duties
  • Member of panel in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) multimillion dollar dispute arising out of oil contracts entered into in the former Soviet Union
  • Member of panel in claim relating to breach of professional services contract
  • Member of panel in complex dispute involving allegations of breach of compensation agreement of individuals in the financial industry
  • Member of panel in numerous contract/construction-related matters involving allegations of work defects, design defects, unauthorized change orders, delays, and breach of contract
  • Sole arbitrator of numerous disputes alleging discrimination on the basis of gender, race, age and disability, as well as compensation and bonus claims, in a variety of industries
  • Sole arbitrator in numerous claims of discrimination in a class action against a U.S. governmental agency
  • Sole arbitrator in large number of product liability claims relating to medical devices
  • Sole arbitrator in breach of contract claim between a professional sports agency and a hockey player
  • Sole arbitrator in claim of breach of employment agreement involving allegations of wrongful discharge, non-competitive provision, and severance issues
  • Sole arbitrator in claim relating to breach of telecommunications agreement
  • Sole arbitrator in breach of contract matter between a telecommunications company and research firm
  • Sole arbitrator in breach of employment agreement claim involving a media and advertising company
  • Sole arbitrator in breach of data licensing agreement claim
  • Sole arbitrator in claims arising from allegations of breach of employment agreements of individuals employed in Iraq
  • Sole arbitrator in complex claims relating to the dissolution of law partnership and issues arising as to the distribution of partnership assets and allocation of fees
  • Sole arbitrator in consumer fraud claim relating to the purchase of an automobile
  • Sole arbitrator in fee dispute relating to consulting and expert services agreement
  • External, third party, ombudsperson for Bertelsmann and its subsidiaries and affiliates in North and South America
  • Co-Chair, Committee on International Arbitration and ADR, NYSBA International Section
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow (past), College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Lecturer about mediation, negotiation and dispute resolution for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York; United Nations, the United States Department of Justice and numerous corporation in the United States, and in Spain, Italy, Mexico, Argentina, Costa Rica, and Chile
  • Member: Panel of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; Panel of Mediators for the United States District Court for the Southern District
  • Arbitration Appointments: International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); American Arbitration Association (AAA); NYC Contract Dispute Resolution Board; The Private Adjudication Center, Inc. (affiliated with Duke University School of Law)
  • Teaching Appointments: Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia University Law School (Negotiation); Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law (Negotiation); Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School (Alternative Dispute Resolution); Visiting Instructor, University of Barcelona, Spain (Commercial Mediation); Visiting Instructor, Los Andes University, Bogota, Colombia (Negotiation and Mediation)
  • Publications: “The Art of Negotiation,” Bridge-the-Gap Handbook, New York Practicing Law Institute, 2009; "How To Represent Your Clients Successfully in Mediation," 1 New York Litigator, Issue No. 2, November 1995; "Alternative Dispute Resolution: An Overview," Law Department Management Advisor, Business Laws, Inc., Issue No. 129, December 1, 1994; "Alternative Dispute Resolution in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York”
  • Formerly Of Counsel, Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, a New York law firm
  • Boston University School of Law, 1984, G. Joseph Tauro Scholar & Howard Hennessy Scholar
  • Nationality: Argentina and Israel
  • Fluent in Spanish and Hebrew

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