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David M. Brodsky, Mediator & Arbitrator, Wainscott, New York.

David M. Brodsky

PO Box 403
7 Glen Oak Court
Wainscott, NY 11975
Tel: 917-463-0086
Cell: 917-743-0577
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Recognized to New York Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: District of Columbia, Georgia, New Jersey, South Carolina

Other ADR Services: Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Fact Finding, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1998
  • # of MEDS (as of 17/7/24)100
  • # of ARBS (as of 17/7/24)60
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


David M. Brodsky, the principal of Brodsky ADR LLC, is an independent arbitrator who is regularly retained by arbitrate complex domestic and international disputes. David has been selected to chair or act as solo arbitrator in more than thirty disputes as diverse as business divorces in the private equity and hedge fund spaces, claims of accounting and legal malpractice, breaches of investment advisory contracts, buy-outs of minority shareholder interests, Reps & Warranties and other insurance coverage matters, breaches of warranties in connection with sale of RMBS securities, and installation of global software systems. He has been selected as a part of three-person arbitration panels in more than fifty other complex matters in the same or similar areas. He is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American College of E-Neutrals, and the Academy of Court-Appointed Neutrals.

David also has over 50 years of experience as a highly-regarded trial lawyer for plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex litigation, as well as a federal prosecutor and general counsel for an investment bank. He has published and spoken on a wide range of subjects.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Family Businesses
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Pensions
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Unfair Competition
  • Venture Capital



  • Brown University (BA cum laude - 1964)
  • Harvard University (JD - 1967)


  • AAA Consummate Negotiation: Techniques and Tactics - Wednesday, October 12, 2011
  • AAA Ethics 101: Mediators, Arbitrators and Attorneys - Wednesday, October 26, 2011
  • West Legal Education and CPR, Making Mediation Work for You, December 7, 2011
  • CPR, Basic Mediation Workshop, January 12-13, 2012
  • NYS Bar Association, Commercial Mediation Training, March 13-15, 2012
  • AAA: How to Write an Arbitration Award, December 23, 2015

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • American Arbitration Association, Member, National Commercial Disputes panel;
  • Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals;
  • Member, New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators;
  • CPR’s Hedge Fund, Banking and Financial Services, General Counsel, and New York Panels of Distinguished Neutrals;
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, Chair, Arbitration Committee;
  • Member, Federal Arbitration, Inc.;
  • Member of the Mediation Panels of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York and US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York;
  • Life Member, American Law Institute;
  • Life Member, American Bar Foundation
  • Member, American Bar Association (Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections);
  • Member, New York State Bar Association (Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sections);
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy;
  • Member, New York City Bar Associations, New York County Lawyers Association; Federal Bar Council

Rates Information

As of July 1, 2022, I practice as an Independent Arbitrator and do not take on any mediations. My bailable rate for arbitrations, discovery disputes, fact-finding, and mock arbitrations is $900 per hour. 

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