- Practice Commenced: 1986
- Total Mediations (as of Sep 2019): 500
- Total Arbitrations (as of Sep 2019): 2000
Rosemary A. Townley has been a full-time, independent arbitrator and mediator for over 30 years based in the Metropolitan New York City region. She is a member of AAA's Commercial, Employment, Executive Contracts, Complex Case, and Labor Panels, and handles international cases assigned by ICDR.
Her experience, which includes the disposition of over 1500 arbitration cases and 150 mediation matters, ranges from the commercial to contractual. For example, she has dealt with the resolution of disputes concerning international investment banking to collective bargaining issues between the NFL and the NFL Players Association. She serves as a permanent contract arbitrator in many contracts including industries such as transportation, education, energy (electric,oil, gas and nuclear), home health care, entertainment venues, news/reporters, among others.
She is listed on the Panel of Arbitrators of the London Court of Arbitration and as a Public Arbitrator for FINRA. She is also a member of CPR's Distinguished Panel of Sports Neutrals. She is skilled in matters dealing with employment arbitration, especially in the area of executive C-suite contract disputes as well as in federal and state discrimination statutes. Her cases have involved claims ranging from $50,000 to $250 million.
- Contract Disputes
- Entertainment Sector
- Intellectual Property
- Professional Malpractice
- Shareholder Disputes
- Unfair Competition
- Brooklyn Law School - J.D., Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Syracuse University - Ph.D., Syracuse, N.Y.
- State University of New York - M.Ed., Buffalo, N.Y.
- D'Youville College - B.S., Buffalo, N.Y.
Memberships & Affiliations
- State of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of New York
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Oneida Tribal Nation
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