New York, NY (June 17, 2019) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation’s leading providers of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce the Rhonda L. Epstein, Esq. has been appointed to serve on the New York City Bar Association’s Cooperative and Condominium Law Committee for a 3-year term beginning on August 1, 2019.
Ms. Epstein is a seasoned litigator with more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience in civil litigation and concentrates her legal practice in employment law and housing discrimination. She has expertise and deep experience in defending claims stemming from the business judgment of corporate boards including housing cooperatives, condominiums, homeowners associations and not-for-profit organizations, litigating disputes involving the rights and powers of boards to control policy, hold corporate elections, enforce by-laws and lease provisions, and litigating disputes with sponsors and holders of unsold shares.
As a committee member she will help shape law and public policy, be involved in drafting reports, commenting and testifying on legislation, submitting briefs, sponsoring continuing legal education and other programs and participate in public service projects.
The New York City Bar Association’s mission is to “equip and mobilize the legal profession to practice with excellence, promote reform of the law, and uphold the rule of law and access to justice in support of a fair society and the public interest in our community, our nation, and throughout the world.”
As both a litigator and mediator, Ms. Epstein has successfully counseled, supervised, and mediated employment law cases related to claims of age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, and pregnancy discrimination. Ms. Epstein has taught continuing legal education (CLE) seminars on the topics of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, and co-op and condo disputes and has managed the CLE programming for three house counsel offices. Ms. Epstein is well-respected professionally by both sides of the bar and is known for her fair and objective approach to the resolution of cases. She has been awarded an AV Preeminent Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
She is a longtime proponent of Alternative Dispute Resolution. As a litigant, Ms. Epstein has mediated hundreds of cases in Federal court, EEOC, and private mediation. Prior to joining NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) as a mediator and arbitrator, she served as a Supervising Attorney for a prominent New York law firm and as an in-house counsel for the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. In that role, she supervised attorneys and a support staff with a combined caseload of more than two hundred files annually.
Rhonda L. Epstein, Esq. is available to arbitrate and mediate employment law cases throughout the New York Metro area.