Sussman is the principal of SussmanADR LLC and has been appointed
as the Distinguished ADR Practitioner in Residence by the Fordham
University School of Law. She started her career as a litigation
associate and then partner at a prominent international law firm.
Now a full time arbitrator and mediator, over the past 15 years
she has served as the arbitrator or mediator in well over 100 arbitrations and well over 100 mediations in both domestic
and international disputes and serves on leading ADR panels including
those administered by the AAA, ICDR, CPR, HKIC, ASA, VIAC, KLRCA, NFA, WIPO, US ECR and FINRA.
Ms.Sussman is one of five arbitration trainers nationwide for the American Arbitration Association's new arbitrators, serves on the boards of the American Arbitration Association and the College of Commercial Arbitrators and has published and lectured extensively on the arbitration and mediation process. She has won recognition and awards in the fields of arbitration and mediation, including being listed in the Who’s Who of international Arbitration and the Who’s Who of International Mediation, rated Tier 1 by U.S. New & World Report for arbitration and mediation (one of three individuals so listed in NYC,) and listed annually in Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Based on peer reviews, she was named by Best Lawyers as the 2012 New York City Mediation Lawyer of the Year. As an arbitrator, Ms. Sussman ensures that the parties get a fair and effectively managed proceeding. As a mediator, Ms. Sussman has a talent for guiding the parties to a mutually satisfactory settlement of the dispute.
• Commercial contracts
• Finance and banking
• Intellectual property
• Mergers & acquisitions
Representative Other Disputes:
• Real Estate
• Professional liability
• Family trusts
Arbitration advice and consulting
• Process advice
• Strategic advice
• Mock arbitrations