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Hon. Stuart Nudelman (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, Chicago, Illinois.

Hon. Stuart Nudelman (Ret.)

ADR Systems Inc.
20 North Clark Street
Floor 29
Chicago, IL 60602
Tel: (312) 960-2264
Fax: (312) 960-2268
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Recognized to Illinois Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Mini-Trial Judge, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 2005
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Hon. Stuart A. Nudelman, (Ret.) is a preeminent mediator and arbitrator known for his creative settlements involving emotionally charged, complex multi-party matters. He has extensive experience in resolving commercial, medical, legal, accounting and auditing malpractice, as well as nursing home, product liability, personal injury, employment and construction matters. In addition to experience garnered on the bench as a trial judge, he was often assigned cases from other court calls and judges’ calendars for settlement conferences and mediations. As a mediator, Judge Nudelman settled the largest embezzlement case in US history in a marathon 17-hour mediation.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Condominiums
  • Employment
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Trusts / Estates


  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.S., University of Illinois, Chicago

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Former Member, Complex Litigation Committee of the Supreme Court
  • Former President, Illinois Judges Association; Board Member
  • Former Faculty, Judicial Conference, Judging in the 21st Century, a course on ethics and morals in our changing society
  • Former Judicial Mentor Training Chair, Circuit Court of Cook County
  • Former Member, Executive Committee of the Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Former Adjunct Professor of Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Facilitator, Supreme Court Special Committee on Professionalism
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Decalogue Society of Lawyers
  • Judge of the Year Award, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Illinois Judges Association
  • 25th Anniversary Award, Public Interest Law Society
  • Scales of Justice Award, Rainbow/PUSH
  • Domestic Violence Service Award, LifeSpan
  • Community Court Service Award, NAACP
  • Domestic Violence Award, National Organization of Women
  • Man of the Year Award, Arab American Bar Association
  • Named in Leading Lawyers’ Top 10 for ADR

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