Partner, Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari (and predecessor firms), 1982-present; Adjunct Professor of Law, teaching Arbitration and Mediation, Pace University School of Law, 1995-present; Associate Attorney, Moses & Singer, 1978-81; Associate Attorney, Weil Gotshal & Manges, 1974-77.
Over 30 years' experience as civil trial lawyer and commercial advocate, negotiator, mediator, and arbitrator in international and domestic proceedings and class actions. Most proceedings related to partnership, shareholder, and employment disputes, restrictive covenants, franchise, energy, construction, real estate, information technology and software, entertainment, bankruptcy, manufacturing, marketing, product development, publishing, intellectual property rights, financing, banking including structured financial transactions, accounting, securities, insurance (including class actions), and transport of products including shipping and air freight disputes. Also handled disputes involving dissolution of law, accounting, construction, architectural and other professional firms, and medical and dental practices. "Best Lawyers" in ADR, New York Magazine, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008; "Super Lawyers" in ADR, The New York Times, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2007; "Top 500 U.S. Jurists," Law Dragon, 2010 and 2006.
Education: New York University (BA, Phi Beta Kappa-1970; JD, Root-Tilden Fellow-1973).