- Press Release
APRIL 07, 2011
JUDGE IRA GAMMERMAN JOINS NAM'S NEW YORK METRO PANEL
NAM announced today that, effective April 11, 2011, Honorable Ira Gammerman, former Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, will be joining NAM. Judge Gammerman will be available to mediate and arbitrate cases in NAM's mid-town Manhattan conference facility.
Roy Israel, NAM President and CEO, stated, "I am very pleased that Judge Gammerman will be joining NAM's illustrious panel of mediators and arbitrators. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to NAM having served on the bench since 1979. He is well respected amongst members of the bar and unequivocally qualified to offer expert ADR services through NAM."
As a Supreme Court Justice, Judge Gammerman served for 10 years in the Commercial Division handling a wide variety of challenging and complex cases including business disputes and torts, contract disputes and interpretation, employment cases, land disputes, construction, technology issues, and financial institution claims and disputes. From 2004 to date, he has continued to serve the Supreme Court bar in the capacity of a Judicial Hearing Officer for the Commercial Division and as Calendar and General Assignment Judge for New York County. His judicial experience is not limited to commercial cases, as he was previously responsible for all Medical Malpractice cases in New York County for 10 years.
Judge Gammerman is a senior member of the Association of Supreme Court Justices, Pattern Jury Instruction Committee and has taught courses on civil cases and case management to other judges in New York. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards and the author of several publications.
Headquartered in Garden City, New York, National Arbitration and Mediation, Inc. (NAM) is one of the nation's leading dispute resolution institutions, offering cost-effective alternatives to expensive and often time-consuming litigation. Founded in 1992, NAM has a nationwide panel of nearly 2,500 top-tier former judges and practicing specialists uniquely qualified to resolve legal matters in a private forum.
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