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SSAM Neutrals

Hon. W. Gerard Asher
Hon. W. Gerard Asher

The Honorable W. Gerard Asher was elected to the Suffolk County District Court in November 2004 and has served as a District Court Trial Judge for four years and an acting County Court Judge for the last two years....

Hon. Thomas D. Atkinson
Hon. Thomas D. Atkinson

• 20+ years of experience – Personal Injury and Commercial Litigation
• Presently the Village attorney – Lynbrook, NY
• Attended Villanova University and Rutgers University of Law
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Mark Bass, Esq.
Mark Bass, Esq.

Mark Bass, Esq. is a founding member of the firm of Bass & Abrams, PC. The firm practices in the areas of personal injury litigation (plaintiff and defense) as well as in the areas of collaborative divorce, civil collabo...

Daniel Damien Cassidy, Esq.
Daniel Damien Cassidy, Esq.

• Actively trying personal injury cases for 30+ years • Attended Boston University and JD Pace • Has a unique perspective of the challenges of litigation - Dan has been in the trenches acting as couns...

Richard J. Conner, Esq.
Richard J. Conner, Esq.

Massachusetts Richard Conner has 46 years of experience in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation, insurance defense, including the defense of general liability, motor vehicle tort,...

Bob Dinerstein, Esq.
Bob Dinerstein, Esq.

Bob Dinerstein - a graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School, is currently Chairman of Veracity Worldwide, a strategic risk advisory firm that counsels’ companies doing business in emergi...

Michael Dixon, Esq.
Michael Dixon, Esq.

Upstate / Western New York Michael Dixon is an experienced trial lawyer with over thirty years handling personal injury matters involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, false arrest and prope...

Zachary Fasman, Esq.
Zachary Fasman, Esq.

Zachary Fasman is a nationally known expert in labor and employment law. His career spans five decades and his expertise includes both employment...

Thomas P. Gorton, Esq.
Thomas P. Gorton, Esq.

A 1980 graduate of St. John’s Law School where he was awarded the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Significant Legal Scholarship, Tom Gorton has more...

William H. Groner, Esq.
William H. Groner, Esq.

William H. Groner is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of SSAM. Prior, Bill had 35+ years of experience in personal injury and construction law representing personal injury clients as well as insurance and surety comp...

Maria Hanford, Esq.
Maria Hanford, Esq.

Ms. Hanford has more than 20 years of ADR experience and is especially known for her negotiation skills as well as her ability to identify and address the significant elements of a case....

Elizabeth M. Hecht, Esq.
Elizabeth M. Hecht, Esq.

For over 30 years, Elizabeth Hecht has been trying personal injury cases of virtually all varieties primarily in the Ninth Judicial District and Bronx County....

Alan Howard, Esq.
Alan Howard, Esq.

Seasoned trial attorney Alan Howard represents clients in complex commercial disputes, cross-border litigation and international arbitration. Alan skillfully manages clients engaged in multiple proceedings...

Michael A.Iacono, Esq.
Michael A.Iacono, Esq.

Upstate / Western New York Michael A.Iacono, Esq. has been an active participant of Alternative Dispute Resolution for 42 years serving as a mediator and arbitrator for over 1,500 actions in New York State...

Hon. Ruth B. Kraft
Hon. Ruth B. Kraft

Hon. Ruth B. Kraft served as an Administrative Law Judge, specializing in Employment & Labor Matters, for fourteen years before returning to private...

Mary Mihalakos Martuscello, Esq.
Mary Mihalakos Martuscello, Esq.

Mary Mihalakos Martuscello is a seasoned litigator with 35 years of experience, appearing extensively in all of the New York Metro Courts, as well as the...

Anthony A. Mascolo, Esq.
Anthony A. Mascolo, Esq.

Anthony (Tony) Mascolo has been the attorney of record in thousands of personal injury cases across a legal career that spans 4-decades. As a partner in a multi-attorney law firm, the majority of Tony’s work was within...

Judith  Meyer, Esq.
Judith Meyer, Esq.

Pennsylvania Judith Meyer, Esq. has served solely as a neutral for twenty years. She is a Distinguished Neutral in the International Academy of Mediators where she served on the Board. She is a Fellow in the...

Douglas M. Nadjari
Douglas M. Nadjari

Douglas Nadjari is an accomplished trial lawyer concentrating in professional discipline of licensed healthcare professionals, healthcare regulatory enforcement proceedings and white collar criminal defense. Over the pas...

Omar Almanzar-Paramio, Esq.
Omar Almanzar-Paramio, Esq.

Omar is a career litigator and Long Island personal injury attorney with over 14 years of experience. His practice handles primarily personal injury and criminal defense matters, and he has handled over 1,000 cases with ...

Hon. Anthony D. Perri
Hon. Anthony D. Perri

Hon. Anthony D. Perri started his impressive legal career doing three decades of personal injury trial work, in house for Hartford, Crum & Forster and then ...

Sam Rosmarin, Esq.
Sam Rosmarin, Esq.

Sam Rosmarin has enjoyed a stellar multi-decade career as a complex catastrophic personal injury litigator. Sam’s professional experience has been evenly divided. He has represented plaintiffs in a wide range of seriou...

Fredric D. Rubin, Esq.
Fredric D. Rubin, Esq.

Pennsylvania Fredric D. Rubin, Esq. has been practicing law for over 46 years, earning a distinguished reputation as both a results-oriented litigator and a determined mediator and problem solver. ...

Neil L. Salters, Esq.
Neil L. Salters, Esq.

Neil Salters is and has been a Legal, Operational, and Claims Advisor for insurance carriers, law firms, and start-ups on both a national and international level...

Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman
Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman

The Honorable Loren Baily-Schiffman was elected to the Civil Court of Kings County New York in 1998 and re-elected in 2008 and 2018. In 2009, Baily-Schiffman was appointed to the Supreme Court, Civil Term as Acting Supre...

Hon. Marvin E. Segal
Hon. Marvin E. Segal

Hon. Marvin E. Segal has had over 50 years of intensive experience in the legal profession. His exemplary work extends from specializing in the Trial of Admiralty and Insurance cases in all the local, Federal and Appella...

Michael Starr, Esq.
Michael Starr, Esq.

Michael Starr has served as a court-appointed mediator and early neutral evaluator for federal and state courts in New York City for over 25 years....

Hon. Sidney F. Strauss
Hon. Sidney F. Strauss

Hon. Sidney F. Strauss was in the private practice of law for 38 years before becoming a Supreme Court Judge in Queens County. He has spent his entire...

Joseph C. Tonetti, Esq.
Joseph C. Tonetti, Esq.

Mr. Tonetti emphasizes a practical approach to ADR, stressing the importance of pre-Mediation preparation by both sides in achieving the ultimate goal....

Ann Wang, Esq.
Ann Wang, Esq.

Ann Wang has practiced for over 15 years as an in-house trial attorney for the largest auto carrier in New York State and has extensive experience in personal...