Academy Member Inducted 2018

Map & Directions
Download PDF
Richard L. Mattiaccio, Arbitrator, New York, New York.

Richard L. Mattiaccio

Chartered Arbitrator • Independent Arbitrator and Mediator
745 5th Avenue, Suite 500
New York, NY 10151
Tel: (646) 413-2832
Cell: (646) 413-2832
Fax: N/A
Send Email
Recognized to New York Chapter for Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia

Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1983
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24) 
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24) 
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


For more than thirty years, Richard Mattiaccio has served as an arbitrator in scores of business contract disputes and he has broad experience in mediation both as counsel and as mediator. He has served as tribunal chair, sole arbitrator and tribunal member in connection with a broad range of international and domestic commercial, intellectual property and executive employment disputes. In mediation, he has effectively represented clients in obtaining settlements and he has successfully mediated disputes between parties in long-term commercial relationships.

Richard Mattiaccio's focus is on neutral work in domestic and international commercial, IP and executive employment disputes under AAA/ICDR, CPR, ICC, and UNCITRAL rules. He continues to represent a few longstanding clients and the occasional new client witha particularly challenging domestic or cross-border business disputes; he provides consulting services to litigation counsel in arbitration; he advises on the negotiation and drafting of arbitration agreements; he acts as settlement counsel.

Richard Mattiaccio is a veteran litigator of business, intellectual property, executive employment and cross-border disputes. He has represented domestic and international clients in federal and New York State courts, in arbitration and in mediation in a wide variety of industries including aerospace, automotive, banking, commercial real estate and finance, fashion apparel and accessories, food and beverage, hospitality, industrial products, medical devices, and professional (ranging from law and accounting to investment advisory to engineering and technology-related) services.

Case Experience

  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Industrial
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Media & Communications
  • Medical Devices
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Partnerships
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Securities
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Technology
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Unfair Competition
  • Venture Capital


  • Columbia Law School (J.D. 1978), Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Articles Editor, Journal of Law and Social Problems
  • Columbia College (B.A. 1975), magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

AAA ACE Training (Annual); CPR Institute Annual Meeting 2017; Columbia Law School/CIArb Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration, June 6-10, 2016; CCA Annual Meetings (2013-2016); ICDR Annual Practice Vis Moot and Seminar (2011-2015); ICDR/IBA Four Roundtables in Times Square-Putting the Spotlight on International Arbitration on Broadway (2011); 3-Day Commercial Division Panel Mediator Advanced Training (2010); College of Commercial Arbitrators National Summit on Business-to-Business Arbitration (2009); AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (2009); City Bar Mediation Training, Conflict Resolution Theory & Techniques (2009); ICDR International Symposium: Advanced Case Management Issues (2008); ICDR The Common Law/Civil Law Gap: The Issues and How International Arbitrators May Resolve Them (2006); AAA Neutrals Conference (2005, 2004); Faculty, AAA Workshop, Safeguarding the Award: Top Strategies for Protecting an Arbitration Award from Vacatur (2004); AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (2004); Faculty, AAA Workshop, Arbitration Awards, Tips & Traps-Reduce or Minimize Challenges When the Case is Over (2004); AAA Arbitrator Update (2004, 2002); AAA Commercial Arbitrator II Workshop: Advanced Case Management Issues (2001); AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training (2000); AAA Advanced Arbitrator Training (1991)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School (International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and Chartered Arbitrator (C Arb)
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA)
  • Chair, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) New York Branch (Prior service: Vice Chair 2016-18; Programs chair, 2015-16)
  • Chair, International Commercial Disputes Committee (ICDC), 2016-19, NY City Bar Association
  • Course Co-Director, Columbia Law School - CIArb Comprehensive Course on International Arbitration (May 2019; June 2018, June 2017)
  • Member, President’s Working Group on Enhanced Speed and Efficiency of Dispute Resolution, NY City Bar Association
  • NY City Bar Association Past Service: Co-Chair, In-House/Outside Litigation Counsel Group; Chair, Products Liability Committee; Arbitration Committee; Judiciary Committee; Professional and Judicial Ethics Committee; Professional Discipline Committee; Civil Rights Committee)
  • Member, NYSBA International Section, Dispute Resolution Section (Past DRS Service: Executive Committee; Co-Chair, IDR Committee; Co-Chair, Legislation Committee)

Rates Information

Depends on complexity of case. Please contact me to discuss.

Language Skills


Academy Members Only