Deborah Masucci

Deborah Masucci


Masucci Dispute Management and Resolution Services

Deborah Masucci is a full-time arbitrator and mediator.

She is on the American Arbitration Association Commercial, Large and Complex, International, and Employment panels, the American Health Lawyers Association arbitration and mediation panels, Resolute Systems panel, the FairClaims Arbitration panel, NYS Workers Comp Appellate arbitrator, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and member of the International Arbitration Club of New York.

She is a global expert in alternative dispute resolution and dispute management with over thirty years of experience in promoting the effective use of ADR.

She is a past Chair of the NYSBA and ABA Dispute Resolution Sections and past Chair and Honorary Board Member of the International Mediation Institute. She is one of the founding members of Women in Dispute Resolution and co-founder of Minorities in Dispute Resolution. She is a founding member of the ADR Inclusion Network. She is a member of the DRI Diversity initiative. She is a co-chair of the IMI/CCA/Pepperdine Mixed Mode Task Force. She was a delegate to UNCITRAL’s Working Group II, which developed the Singapore Convention.

She was the 2020 recipient of the CPR James Henry Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of ADR and the ABA DR Section Chair’s Award. She is also an Awards Winner International Advisory Experts 2020/21/22 and was selected for Who’s Who Legal Mediation 2020.

Deborah is a member of the Board of Editors for the Securities Arbitration Commentator and serves on the Board of Advisors for “Arbitrator Intelligence.” She is an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School. In 2021 her students won the ABA National Arbitration Competition. In 2019 and 2022, her students came in as runner-ups in their respective competitions.

She is co-author of a Chapter on ADR Providers for ADR in Employment Law and author of a Chapter on Securities Dispute Resolution for the Dispute Resolution Handbook.

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