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Edna Sussman

Distinguished ADR Practitioner in Residence

Edna Sussman is a full time independent arbitrator and mediator and the principal of SussmanADR LLC, Ms. Sussman is a member of the panel of many of the leading dispute resolution institutions including the AAA, ICDR, AAA/ICDR Energy Arbitrators list, CPR, Hong Kong, Singapore, South China, Shanghai, Swiss, Vienna, Korea, Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam, British Columbia, Dubai and Kigali Arbitration and Mediation Centres, U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and the National Futures Association and is listed by the ICC. She was formerly a litigation partner at the law firm of White & Case LLP.

Ms. Sussman as the co-director of the annual Fordham International Arbitration and Mediation Conference. She serves on the Board and as President of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and sits on the Board of the American Arbitration Association. She is the chair of the AAA-ICDR Foundation and is the Vice-Chair of the New York International Arbitration Center. Ms. Sussman is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and certified by the International Mediation Institute. Ms. Sussman has been recognized by Chambers USA 2015 for International Arbitration and in the International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration and Commercial Mediation and by SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers. She was named as one of the ten outstanding international mediators by Who's Who Legal 2013 and selected as Best Lawyer's "2012 New York City Mediation Lawyer of the Year."  A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Law School, Ms. Sussman has lectured and published widely on arbitration, mediation, energy and environmental issues.

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