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Jacquelin F. Drucker, Arbitrator, New York, New York.

Jacquelin F. Drucker

Arbitrator & Attorney At Law
1202 Lexington Avenue
Suite 220
New York, NY 10028
Tel: (212) 688-3819
Cell: 917 363 1670
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Recognized to New York Chapter for Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire
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Jacquelin F. Drucker maintains a national and interlational practice devoted exclusively to the arbitration of employment, labor, and complex commercial cases. Ms. Drucker is listed on the following panels of the American Arbitration Association: the Employment Arbitration Roster; the Large, Complex Commercial Disputes Panel; the Labor Panel; the National Class-Action Roster; and the Commercial Panel.  She has extensive experience arbitrating employment and commercial cases that arise under various ADR systems and pursuant to individual contracts.  

Ms. Drucker has heard and decided all forms of statutory discrimination claims involving employees ranging from clerks and laborers to CEOs and lawyers, and she has handled FLSA collective actions, class actions, and whistleblower claims.  Arbitrator Drucker also has heard hundreds of cases involving alleged breaches of individual employment contracts, non-compete clauses, trade-secret provisions, severance plans, and anti-poaching restrictions.  She has resolved commercial disputes relating to a range of issues.

A former Governor of the National Academy of Arbitrators (NAA), Ms. Drucker is named as a permanent arbitrator under dozens of collective bargaining agreements in a wide array of industries throughout the country. She also arbitrates ERlSA and MPPAA matters.

Prior to becoming a neutral more than 20 years ago, Arbitrator Drucker was in the private practice of law, focusing on employment and labor litigation, served as general counsel of a state labor board, and worked for several years as a lobbyist. 

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Agricultural
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Labor/Unions
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Postal
  • Religious Institutions
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Utilities


J.D. with honors, The Ohio State University Moritz School of Law

ADR Training: Faculty, AAA Employment Arbitrator Training, Basic and Advanced, 2000 - 2006;  Faculty, AAA Continuing Education Programs for Arbitrators, 2008, 2009, 2010; Faculty, National Academy of Arbitrators - Cornell University Employment Arbitrator Training, 2003; Faculty, Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Cornell Univeristy, Employment Arbitrator Training and Labor Arbitrator Training, 2010 - present; Faculty, Cornell Univerisity School of Industrial and Labor Relations and Institute on Conflict Resolutions, Various Programs for Arbitrators and Mediators, 1995 - present; Faculty, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Employment Meditor Training, 2001

Memberships & Affiliations

Arbitrator Drucker is on the adjunct faculty of Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations and the Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, where she previously served for several years as the Director of Programs for Neutrals. She was the designer of and lead instructor for the American Arbitration Association's first nationwide training program for its Employment Arbitration Panel and was a lead trainer for the AAA's 2002-2006 advanced training program for employment arbitrators. Ms. Drucker twice traveled to The Republic of Panama to present week-long training programs that she developed, at the request of that country's government, for its arbitrators and mediators.

Ms. Drucker has written and lectured extensively on arbitration, employment law, and labor law. She also has held numerous leadership positions in professional organizations, including Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section, Neutral Co-Chair of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section's Committee on ADR in Labor and Employment Law, Chair of the Labor Relations and Employment Law Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association, and Governor of the National Academy of Arbitrators. She is the immediate past Chair of the NY Metropolitan Region of the National Academy of Arbitrators. In 2003, Ms. Drucker was inducted as a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, and she is a member of the College's Regional
Board and has served on its Second Circuit Credentials Committee. Ms. Drucker was elected in 2010 to the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.

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