Tracey B.  Frisch

American Arbitration Association
New York, NY

Staff Attorney for the American Arbitration Association involved in a variety of legal matters that impact the Association. Tracey also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she supervises a group of law student mediators at Manhattan Small Claims Court. Prior to joining the Association, Tracey was a litigation associate at Bingham McCutchen LLP, where she worked on large and complex commercial litigation cases.

 

Tracey earned her law degree, cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Prior to obtaining her law degree, Tracey worked at Effective Alternative in Reconciliation Services (EARS), a youth empowerment organization located in the Bronx, New York. While at EARS, Tracey implemented peer mediation programs throughout several New York City public schools by training staff, students and parents in mediation and negotiation skills. Tracey graduated Tulane University, magna cum laude.

 

While attending college, Tracey was the first student member of Tulane University’s mediation services. Tracey is a New York State certified community mediator and has mediated cases at many of New York’s community mediation centers, as well as at the Manhattan Small Claims Court, and at Brooklyn and Manhattan Civil Courts. Tracey is the author of Permission Plus: Reaching the Pareto Optimal Guideline for Contingency Fees in Mediation, 5 J. AM. ARB. 1 (2006) and Federal Court Developments FAA Discovery Narrowed, DISP. RESOL. J., Feb. – Apr. 2009, at 5, and Judicial Approaches to the Amount-in-Controversy Requirement for Diversity Jurisdiction in Arbitration Cases, DISP. RESOL. J., Nov.-Jan. 2010, at 20.

 

 

Courses

  • Advanced Mediator Training Series: The Extent or Limit of Mediator Influence to Effect Settlement
  • Essential Mediation Skills for the New Mediator