Mediator + Arbitrator + Special Master

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PANEL MEMBER: FEDARB, AAA, FCIArb, CPR, ARIAS-US;  37+ YEARS AT SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT; TEACHES AT DUKE LAW AND U MIAMI LAW


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About David

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David focuses on mediation, arbitration and resolution of large and complex cases, often of international dimension. He spent 37+ years litigating these very sorts of cases as a partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York, and has been teaching Complex Civil Litigation at Duke Law School and University of Miami Law School for the past nine years. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), a member of the Commercial Mediation and Arbitration Panel of Federal Arbitration Inc. (FedArb), the American Arbitration Association (AAA) Roster of Commercial Arbitrators and the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). He is also an ARIAS-US  certified arbitrator and mediator.  He has been appointed by parties and fellow arbitrators to serve as an arbitrator on ICDR, ICC, JAMS and ad hoc tripartite arbitration panels as well as having been appointed as the  sole arbitrator. 

Our Approach

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David applies 40-plus years of experience litigating, settling and teaching complex commercial litigation to helping litigants resolve their disputes as a Mediator, Arbitrator and Special Master.

 

What Clients Say

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David has been successfully resolving complex disputes. Read what a number of counsel have said. 

Mediation Thinking

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David shares some of his thinking about mediations from his Quarterly Updates.  

Arbitration Thoughts

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David shares some thoughts about Arbitration from his Quarterly Updates. 

Sample Matters

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David shares the nature of the disputes he has handled as Mediator, Arbitrator and Special Master.

Contact Us

dichel@x-dispute.com

Telephone: 917-837-5529 


X-Dispute LLC and David are headquartered in Miami, Florida, but David travels extensively to resolve disputes and teach.  There are no travel charges for mediations and arbitrations in New York City, and David never bills for travel time except for time actively working on the matter or in cases with extraordinary travel requirements. 

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