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Ruth D. Raisfeld, Mediator, White Plains, New York.

Ruth D. Raisfeld

ADR Services
1025 Westchester Avenue #106
White Plains, NY 10604
Tel: (914) 725-0234
Fax: (914) 946-9474
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Recognized to New York Chapter for Mediation

Regularly travels out of state to: Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced2002
  • # of MEDS (as of 18/7/24)1850
  • # of ARBS (as of 18/7/24)25
Current Practice
Online / In-Person


Ruth D. Raisfeld is an attorney providing alternative dispute resolution services (including mediation, arbitration, workplace investigations, and training) to law firms, corporations, and neutral panels. Ruth started her own alternative dispute resolution firm, Ruth D. Raisfeld, P.C., in 2002. She has over 40 years of employment relations law experience and has mediated claims of wrongful termination, executive compensation disputes, wage-and-hour individual, collective and class actions, misclassification and off-the-clock labor law claims, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of employment contract and other civil and commercial matters.  Her varied industry experience includes work for clients in the financial services industry, higher education, not-for-profit organizations, manufacturing, garment industry, restaurant and hospitality industries, fashion, publishing, recruiting, fitness, telecommunications, retail, and health care, among others. Ruth has also mediated commercial disputes as Special Master, Appellate Division First Department Pre-Argument Program and in private litigated matters.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Labor/Unions
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA


  • Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers, Mediation Workshop, July 2002
  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, J. D. 1980 (Honors: Commentary Editor, Fordham Law Review)
  • Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Ithaca, NY, B.S. 1977

Memberships & Affiliations

  • AAA Employment, Labor & Commercial Arbitration Panel
  • Elected Member & Officer, Board of Directors of Cornell University ILR Alumni Association
  • Co-Chair, Westchester Bar Association ADR Committee (to 2020)
  • Member, NYSBA Labor & Employment Section and Dispute Resolution Section
  • Member, Fordham Law Alumni Advisory Committee (at invitation of the Dean)
  • Member, National Association of College and University Attorneys, NY Lunch Group (to 2005)
  • Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers, all years since 2009
  • Best Lawyers, all years 2011
  • Martindale Hubbell AV rating consistently throughout career

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