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Member Profile: Prof. Harold I. Abramson

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Touro Law Center
(University of Nevada Law School during 2012)
Central Islip, NY 10024
Email: Click for email

Tel: (631) 761-7110

NY Chapter:

Additional Offices: San Diego, CA

Prof. Harold I. Abramson regularly travels out of state to California, Nevada

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Med-Arb; Facilitation & Systems Design; ADR Training/CME


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Prof. Harold I. Abramson has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Hal Abramson's domestic and international neutral experience includes mediating, facilitating, and arbitrating business, organizational, and public policy disputes. He has mediated intellectual property disputes as well as disputes involving employment, partnership, service, licensing, purchase, distribution, and international business contracts. His international mediations have involved parties from Belgium, France, China, Columbia, Egypt, Guinea, India, Israel, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Russia, Slovenia, South Korea, and Venezuela. He has arbitrated business disputes, including professional disciplinary cases for seven years as a member of the New York State Board of Public Accountancy. He also has facilitated the feasibility stage of a “negotiated rulemaking” process and long-term planning processes at law schools.

He serves on various mediation and arbitration rosters including the rosters of the American Arbitration Association, Federal Eastern District Court of New York, CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and CCPIT Mediation Center (Beijing). He also serves on the Law School Facilitation Panel of the Association of American Law Schools.

His extensive publications include his award-winning book, Mediation Representation (2nd Edition, 2012 NITA for North America and 2011, Oxford University Press for outside of North America).

NOTE: FROM JUNE 2012 to MAY 2013, Prof. Abramson will be a Visiting Professor at the University of Nevada Law School."


Professor Abramson's academic degrees are in business administration (BBA, University of Michigan), public administration (MPA, Harvard University), and law (JD, Syracuse University and LLM, Harvard University).

Memberships & Affiliations

Hal is a member of several local and national dispute resolution organizations, including the ADR Section of the NYS Bar Association (former chair) and the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution.

He currently serves as Co-Chair of the IMI (International Mediation Institute) Task Force that is designing an Intercultural Mediator Certification Program and conducting pilot training programs in various locations around the globe. See


$425/hour including prep time


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Prof. Harold I. Abramson is a member of our NY chapter, The New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NYAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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