Bunim, Mark

Mark J. Bunim, Esq.

Mark J. Bunim, Esq. is an advanced trained mediator (by the CPR Center for Dispute Resolution and the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division), an experienced Arbitrator and an attorney licensed to practice in the Courts of New York and the United States Courts since 1976. Mr. Bunim has conducted over 300 mediations and arbitrations centering on insurance coverage issues, complex business and partnership disputes and multi-party tort litigations. He has mediated attorney and accountant professional liability disputes, partnership disputes, life insurance, ERISA and disability disputes, employment disputes involving sexual harassment, real estate related disputes, and World Trade Center property-loss and business interruption recovery disputes. Mr. Bunim has mediated complex tort cases using structured settlements. Mr Bunim was a litigation and insurance partner at Bryan Cave; Robinson Silverman and Ohrenstein & Brown, in the past.

  • Independent Mediator & Arbitrator, at Agency for Dispute Resolution (2015-Present)
  • Mediator & Arbitrator, at American Arbitration Association (AAA) (2014-Present)
  • Independent Mediator, at NAM (2013-Present)
  • Founder & President, at Case Closure, LLC (2005-2013)
  • Insurance Litigation Partner, at Bryan Cave (1996-2005)
  • Managing Partner, at Ohrenstein and Brown (1990-1996)
  • J.D. at Rutgers University School of Law (1975)
  • B.A. (summa cum laude), New York University (1971)
  • Panel of Mediators of the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York
  • Panel for the Superior Courts of New Jersey
  • Panel of AAA Mediation and Commercial Arbitration
  • Panel of Commercial Arbitrators and Mediators of FedArb.
  • New York and the New Jersey Storm Sandy Mediation Panels
  • Sub-committee Chairman, ADR Committee for the Claims Litigation Management Alliance
  • Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association
  • “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law” by the American Lawyer/New York Law Journal
  • Member, Nationwide Settlement Perspectives Panel
  • Member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN)
  • Charter Member, New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators

“People go to Court to make a point; they come to mediation to make a deal. As a mediator my job is to help you close the deal and move on.”

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