David M. Brodsky, the principal of Brodsky ADR LLC, is a mediator and arbitrator, specializing in complex commercial and financial disputes. He is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and of the New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators. He is a member of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, a member of its Directors and Officers’ (D&O) Liability Insurance Group, and its Hedge Fund, Banking and Financial Services, General Counsel, and New York Panels of Distinguished Neutrals, a Special Master of New York's Appellate Division, First Department, a member of Federal Arbitration, Inc., and a member of the Mediation Panels of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
David has been regularly retained by private firms to mediate or arbitrate public and private disputes, including software licensing disputes, alleged breaches of aircraft procurement contracts, enforceability of foreign arbitration awards, responsibility of public company directors and officers for alleged violations of NY’s Lien Law, breaches of fiduciary duty by officers and directors arising out of their compensation, alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws concerning disclosure of a pharmaceutical drug's side effects, alleged violations of the duties of care and loyalty of directors and officers, compensation disputes between hedge fund managers, breaches of employment agreements, and other complex commercial or financial controversies.
"brings rare combination of smarts and people skills to the mediation process"
David also has over 40 years of experience as a highly-regarded trial lawyer for plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex litigation, as well as a federal prosecutor and general counsel for an investment bank, for which he received numerous accolades and awards, including being consistently selected by his peers as one of the Top 100 of the Super Lawyers in New York. He has published and spoken on a wide range of subjects, some of which are listed below.
"done with consummate skill and tact. Mr. Brodsky was an exemplary tribune"
As a frequently-chosen arbitrator of complex disputes, David brings his acknowledged expertise as a trial lawyer to the issues of burdens of proof, lay and expert witness credibility, weight of the evidence, and measures of damages, while being fully appreciative of the arbitrator's role as a finder of fact in forums designed for efficiency and fairness.
Feel free to download my biography.