NEWS - Press Release

January 22, 2016


Hon. Luis A. Gonzalez NAM is pleased to announce that Hon. Luis A. Gonzalez, former Presiding Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department, has joined its New York Metro panel of Neutrals.

Justice Gonzalez joins NAM after a distinguished 30 year judicial career during which time he has heard a wide variety of cases including commercial litigation, construction, employment disputes, insurance and reinsurance, real estate and personal injury matters. His broad range of knowledge in different areas of the law, his superior settlement skills and his patient, fair and unbiased manner make him extremely well suited to his role as mediator/arbitrator. He is well-respected by the bar for his keen legal acumen in assisting parties with the resolution of the matters before him.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM, stated: “It is indeed an honor to welcome Judge Gonzalez to our esteemed panel of Neutrals. He is extremely knowledgeable and has the depth of experience to transition from the bench to private arbitration and mediation. His even tempered manner along with his extraordinary legal experience and impeccable judicial instincts will serve our clients well. He is a most welcomed addition to NAM’s roster.”

Click here to view Hon. Luis A. Gonzalez’s resume.

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New York Law Journal - January 21, 2016
Former Presiding Justice Gonzalez joins NAM


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