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.
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