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Edna Sussman

Edna Sussman
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Office: Suite 3500, 10 East 40th Street, NY 10016-0301
Mailing: 20 Oak Lane, Scarsdale, NY 10583
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New York
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New York
Country:
USA
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+1 212 213 2173
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+1 914 472 8975

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Lawyers

Edna Sussman is a leader in the field of dispute resolution. She is a full-time arbitrator and has served as the chair, sole and co-arbitrator in over 200 complex commercial disputes, both international and domestic, under various institutional rules and ad hoc. She brings to the process decades of experience handling a wide variety of high-value matters as an arbitrator and as a partner at a prominent international law firm.

Ms Sussman has been widely recognised for her work in the field of arbitration, including being ranked for international arbitration by Chambers USA and Chambers Global and being named as one of only four New York dispute resolution providers awarded US News and World Report's top-tier ranking for both mediation and arbitration. She is also listed annually by Who’s Who Legal: International Arbitration, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers. She is the Distinguished ADR Practitioner in Residence at Fordham Law School, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and certified by the International Mediation Institute. Ms Sussman serves on many panels including ICDR, AAA, CPR, HKIAC, SCIA, ASA, VIAC, DIAC, KLRCA, KCAB, KIAC, PIAC, CEAC, NFA, US ECR and FINRA, and is listed by the ICC. Ms Sussman also mediates and was named as one of the 10 most highly regarded international mediators by Who’s Who Legal: Commercial Mediation (2013).

Ms Sussman has published and lectured extensively on the arbitration and mediation. She serves as the president of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and chair of the board of the AAA/ICDR Foundation. She also serves on the board of the American Arbitration Association, and as vice chair of the New York International Arbitration Center. 

WWL says: Edna Sussman is a "true leader" in the arbitration field and regularly arbitrates on complex domestic and cross-border disputes.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Arbitration which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Mediation

Edna Sussman is a full-time arbitrator and mediator with over 30 years of experience in complex commercial disputes. Formerly a partner at White & Case LLP, Ms Sussman has also served as the mediator in over 200 disputes and is certified by the International Mediation Institute. She has also served as the chair, sole or co-arbitrator in over 200 complex disputes under many institutional rules. Cases handled include disputes concerning commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, financing, banking, energy, environment, distributorships, insurance, accounting, intellectual property, construction, securities, real estate and professional liability, with cases ranging in value up to $1 billion.

Ms Sussman is the distinguished ADR practitioner in residence at Fordham University School of Law and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She serves on many arbitration and mediation panels including ICDR, AAA, CPR, HKIAC, SCIA, ASA, VIAC, SIMC, DIAC, KLRCA, KCAB, CEAC, NFA, US ECR and FINRA, and she is listed by the ICC. Ms Sussman was named as one of the 10 most highly regarded international mediators by Who's Who Legal: Commercial Mediation (2013) and Best Lawyers 2012 New York City Mediation Lawyer of the Year.

Ms Sussman is a director of the American Arbitration Association and is the vice chair of the New York International Arbitration Center. She also serves as the president of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and chair of the AAA-ICDR Foundation. Ms Sussman chaired the dispute resolution section of the New York State Bar Association and the arbitration committees of the American Bar Association's international law and dispute resolution sections, as well as the alternative dispute resolution committee of the Energy Bar Association and the energy committee of the New York City Bar Association. She is a frequent speaker, author and trainer on arbitration and mediation. Ms Sussman is a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Law School.

WWL says: Clients "would not hesitate to recommend" Edna Sussman for her "exceptional experience in the field".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Commercial Mediation which can be purchased from our Shop.

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