Camp, Alida

Alida Camp, Esq.

Alida Camp is a full-time mediator and arbitrator specializing in alternative dispute resolution of entertainment (including art), construction, commercial, employment, and securities cases. In addition to her private practice, she is a mediator for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, New York Supreme Court (Commercial Division), Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a mediator and arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and FINRA.

Prior to her work as a neutral, Ms. Camp produced seven feature films, served as General Counsel and Vice-President of Business Affairs at Concorde-New Horizons Corp, an independent motion picture production and distribution company, and production counsel on two independent features. Ms. Camp is actively involved in promoting the use of ADR through her involvement with various organizations and has presented countless programs on mediation and arbitration, including mediation advocacy and breaking impasse.

  • Mediator / Arbitrator, at Agency for Dispute Resolution (2015-Present)
  • Neutral Mediator / Arbitrator, at CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution (2014-Present)
  • Mediator (1998-Present)
  • Mediator at the Los Angeles Superior Court (1995-1997)
  • General Counsel and Vice President of Business Affairs at Concorde-New Horizons Corporation (1987-1990)
  • Production Counsel in New York City (1998)
  • Independent Film Producer (1990-1996)
  • Assistant Professor of Business Law at University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration (1983-1986)
  • Litigation Attorney at Kaye, Scholer, Fireman, Hays & Handler in New York City (1980-1983)
  • J.D. at Columbia University School of Law (1980)
  • B.A. in Psychology at SUNY Binghamton (1976)
  • Advisory Committee on ADR, NYS Supreme Court, Commercial Division/li>
  • Co-Chair of American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, Entertainment ADR Committee (former)/li>
  • ADR Committee on New York City Bar Association (2000-2004, 2007-2010)/li>
  • Member of New York City Bar Association, Art Law Committee (2004-2007)/li>
  • Member of American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section/li>
  • Life Fellow at American Bar Association
Accolades (Honors)
  • Named Entertainment Industry Power Mediator by the Hollywood Reporter
  • Named Outstanding Volunteer by Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Recent Publications
  • Mediation’s Advantage: Money Isn’t Everything The CPA Journal (2004).
  • The Bacon-Marlborough Dispute: A Case Study in Mediation The CPA Journal (2003).

“Arbitration requires thoroughness and fairness; mediation, demands optimism and persistence. I am gratified when my hard work results in an arbitral award accepted by the parties or a mediated solution to an intractable problem.”

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Case Manager
Michele T. Pfeiffer