In addition to his neutral practice involving mediation and arbitration, Dennis Campagna is an adjunct faculty member at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where he designs and teaches courses and programs for combined labor-management audiences as they relate to negotiations, mediation, arbitration and workplace statutory mandates. Dennis also serves as a Special Magistrate for Labor Relations for the State of Florida’s PERC. He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo’s School of Law, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, and Canisius College, where he received his Master’s degree in applied Mathematics. He also attended, by invitation, Harvard University School of Law’s Program on Negotiations for Lawyers. Prior to joining Cornell’s faculty in 1996, he was a law partner in a law firm directed exclusively to representing management in all phases of labor and employment relations. His management experience was preceded by his work with the New York State United Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, where he served as a staff representative for 10 years.
Dennis is a member of the New York City, Westchester County, New York State and American Bar Associations, Labor and Employment Section of each. In addition to his membership with the National Academy of Arbitrators, he is a member of the National Association of Railroad Referees where he serves as Secretary-Treasurer, and sits on several labor arbitration panels, including the National Mediation Board, NYC Office of Collective Bargaining, AAA, FMCS and the New York State Public Employment Relations Board mediation and arbitration panel. He is also a permanent member on numerous public and private sector New York State and Federal arbitration panels.