Dina R. Jansenson, Esq.

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Dina R. Jansenson, Esq. has twenty-five years of experience mediating and arbitrating complex disputes involving commercial, employment, construction, franchise, professional liability, intellectual property, and international matters. She is a recognized expert in the field, and is a frequent speaker about mediation and alternative dispute resolution for corporations, universities, and organizations in the United States and abroad, in countries including Spain, Italy, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. She has lived in Argentina and Israel, and speaks fluent Spanish and Hebrew and has mediated in these languages on request. Download Dina Jansenson's biography in Spanish.

Ms. Jansenson is an external, third party, ombudsperson for Bertelsmann and its subsidiaries and affiliates in North and South America. She is a co-Chair of the Committee on International Arbitration and ADR, New York State Bar Association, International Section, and in September 2012, Ms. Jansenson became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators ("CIArb"), one of the most prestigious organizations involved in international arbitration, based in London.

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Representative Matters

  • Arbitrated a multi-million dollar dispute arising out of contracts entered into in the former Soviet Union
  • Mediated (in Spanish) a construction matter in Cordoba, Argentina
  • Mediated (in Spanish) various employment disputes in Puerto Rico
  • Mediated a multi-million dollar complex commercial dispute between and among a European lending institution and several corporations over trademark and lender liability matters
  • Mediated in Puerto Rico (in Spanish) a multi-party dispute between and among governmental agencies and various contractors involving debris removal efforts after a major hurricane
  • Mediated a complex matter involving an alleged breach of joint venture agreement entered into by an American company engaged in the business of providing television programming in Latin America and an Argentine TV producer
  • Mediated a claim for commissions payable under a consulting and services agreement between a South American distributor and a beverage company

Ms. Jansenson has also conducted numerous professional trainings internationally, including the following:

  • Taught commercial mediation (in Spanish) for Bar Associations in Valencia, Alicante, and Mallorca, Spain
  • Lectured about mediation (in Spanish) at the Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
  • Conducted negotiation trainings (in Spanish) for the United Nations in Mexico and Chile
  • Lectured in Costa Rica (in Spanish) about dispute resolution for the United States Information Service
  • Taught negotiation and mediation (in Spanish) to judges and lawyers in Argentina through Fundacion Libra
  • Lectured about dispute resolution and taught mediation and negotiation (in Spanish) for the Chamber of Commerce in Santiago, Chile
  • Taught various advanced mediation and, negotiation courses (in Spanish) for the University of Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
  • Taught commercial mediation (in Spanish) at the University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Taught advanced mediation (in Spanish and English) at Bologna School of Law, Italy

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • 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”

Background and Education

  • 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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