Joe is currently (Fall 2017) serving as a single arbitrator in several matters, including disputes under a restaurant supply agreement and claims against an insurance company regarding reimbursement for medical services. The latter also deals with whether ERISA pre-empts state law. He is also a member of a three-arbitrator panel in an international arbitration involving the shipment of allegedly defective devices under a licensing and supply agreement.

Examples of recent cases in which Joe has served as an arbitrator include the following:

  • Dispute regarding obligations of major Boston law firm to four of its partners departing to join another firm;
  • Breach of contract and fiduciary duty claims involving interpretation of agreement regarding ownership of company, division of profits, claim for commissions, fiduciary duty claims, allocation of expenses, and related issues;
  • Claim of commission in connection with $83 million corporate acquisition;
  • Contract claims between a municipality and a manufacturer involving water supply and waste treatment.

“When will mankind be convinced and agree to settle their difficulties by arbitration?”

Benjamin Franklin