Sole Principal, Brodsky ADR LLC
While a partner at Latham & Watkins from 2002-2012, he served as Co-Chair of its Global Securities Litigation Practice Group. Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Brodsky served as Managing Director and General Counsel – Americas at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1999 to 2002, and was a partner and chairman of the Litigation Department of Schulte Roth & Zabel from 1980 to 1999. With more than 50 years of experience as a federal prosecutor, private practitioner, general counsel, and ADR professional, Mr. Brodsky has been recognized by his peers as an outstanding arbitrator, mediator, and trial lawyer. He is a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is also a member of the National Commercial and ICDR Panels of the American Arbitration Association; the FedArb panel of arbitrators; and a Distinguished Neutral on the Panels of Hedge Funds, Banking and Financial Services, General Counsel, and NY Region of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); a member of CPR’s Council. He is also a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals and of the New York Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators; and a Fellow of the American College of e-Neutrals. He is a Life Member of the American Law Institute and former Chair of the American Constitution Society of Law and Policy and of the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and a former Chair, Nominations Committee, of Equal Justice Works. He has been designated by the AAA, ICDR, ICC, and FedArb to sit as a sole Arbitrator, wing, and chair of domestic and international arbitrations, in such diverse areas as reps and warranties insurance coverage, international banking M&A, commercialization of pharmaceutical products, rights to an energy contract, right to a finder’s fee, private equity compensation, retaliatory discharge by international bank, fiduciary duties of an investment manager of off-shore and onshore private equity funds, investment fraud by an attorney-in-fact, estate valuation of shares of a closely-held corporation, auditor malpractice, legal malpractice, and reps and warranties arising out of sale of residential mortgage-backed securities.