Gail R. Davis

Gail R. Davis ([email protected], President of Resolutions NY Inc., & is a Mediator and Dispute Resolution Consultant who has over 24 years experience as a litigator, law clerk and mediator. She has successfully mediated over 650 cases involving commercial, real estate, landlord tenant, employment and relationship disputes resulting in settlements. Additionally, she has served as an arbitrator in New York City Civil Courtand is a member of the Mediation/Neutral panels of the United States District Court - Eastern District New York, the New York County Supreme Court Commercial Division and works with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. As the Coordinator of Dispute Resolution for the New York City Civil Courts for nine years, she developed mediation programs and taught, trained and acted as a mentor to many mediators. In recognition of her work in New York City Housing Court, she received the Dispute Resolution Award.

Gail is a graduate of Chatham College (BA) and Fordham Law School (JD) where she was a member of the Law Review.

Within the Association, she has been active on the ADR Committee and served as the co-chair of the Ethics and Standards sub-committee. She has made presentations at various organizations including the annual conferences of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution (2002 & 2004) and the Association of Conflict Resolution of Greater New York. She lectures on conflict resolution at the International School of Diplomacy of Ignatius and Sophia Universities. She helped organize the 9/11 Small Business Court Assistance Project, a mediation program in NYC Housing Court which promptly responded to the crisis facing lower Manhattan businesses and landlords, and she developed "Talk Can Work", a CLE program panel discussion of judges, lawyers and mediators about mediation in recognition of Mediation Settlement Day.