New York, NY (August 1, 2019) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation’s leading providers of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce NAM neutral, Rhonda L. Epstein, Esq. was sworn into the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) as a mediator. This prestigious position will provide Ms. Epstein an additional forum to utilize her expertise as a NAM neutral, and provide quality dispute resolution services to parties at the earliest practicable stage.
The main benefits of mediation are that it can result in an expeditious and less costly resolution of the litigation and can produce creative solutions to complex disputes often unavailable in traditional litigation. The SDNY Mediation Program is comprised of mediators with a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds, who share the goals of providing parties with opportunities for supported negotiation, exploration of legal and factual issues, creative thinking, and settlement through mediation.
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. 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. 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 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.
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.
Rhonda Epstein is available to arbitrate and mediate employment law cases throughout the New York Metro area. View Ms. Epstein’s bio for more information and to submit a case.