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Lisa Pomerantz

Lisa Pomerantz

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Mediating & Arbitrating Workplace & Employment Matters with MWI
Phone: 617-895-4026 | Email: lpomerantz@mwi.org

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Dispute Resolution Experience

Lisa Pomerantz is an Arbitrator and Mediator with MWI. She also serves as a neutral on the American Arbitration Association Employment Panel, the EDNY Mediation Panel, and she has represented numerous employees and employers as settlement counsel in resolving a variety of employment related disputes involving statutory and/or contract claims.


Focus Areas

  • Workplace
  • Employment
  • Higher Education
  • Employment Discrimination
  • FLSA and other statutory claims
  • Recruiter Commission Disputes

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Member, EDNY Advisory Council (2020-2022)
  • Past Co-Chair, Suffolk County Bar Association ADR Committee
  • Past Board Member, New York State Dispute Resolution Association (2011-2015)
  • Past Board Member, Association for Conflict Resolution (2014-2015)
  • Recipient, Long Island Business News Leadership in Law Award (2011 and 2017)
  • Recipient, Association for Conflict Resolution, Exemplary Leadership Award (2015)
  • Author, “Workplace Violence Prevention: Personal Concerns and Professional
    Opportunities for Conflict Resolution Practitioners”, ACResolution Magazine, Summer 2014

Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted

  • Adjunct Professor, Touro Law School (2018 to date), Courses taught include: Arbitration; Interviewing
    Negotiation and Counseling
  • Visiting Instructor, University of Tartu, Estonia (2018, 2019), Negotiation and Conflict
    Resolution
  • Visiting Instructor, Vilnius University, Lithuania (2019), Emerging Legal Issues in the 21st Century
    Workplace

Representative Speaking Engagements

  • “The Value of Transparency in Mediation”, 2020 Annual Conferences of Association for Conflict Resolution and New York State Dispute Resolution Association;
  • “Common Attributes and Challenges of High-Emotion Conflicts in the Workplace and Family Business Settings”, International Mediation Symposium (2019)
  • “Business Partnerships: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly” Stony Brook Small Business Development Center (2019)
  • “Building Your Business Through Diversity and Inclusion”, Suffolk Academy of Law (2018)

Background and Education

  • Boston University (JD-1979)
  • Harvard University (BA, Economics and History, cum laude-1976)

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