Vice President, Global Development for Dispute Resolution Services
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Mia Levi is the Vice President of Global Development for Dispute Resolution Services of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution ("CPR"). In her role, she works with the Dispute Resolution Services and Panels department of CPR, helping CPR further put into practice the innovative tools generated by CPR’s think tank, the CPR Institute, and further utilize the tremendous talent of the Distinguished Panel of Neutrals.
Prior to joining CPR, Mia held multiple positions with the American Arbitration Association – in the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and later in the Construction Division, where she was responsible for administering complex, multi-party and high-profile cases as well as developing and recruiting a diverse panel of neutrals, user outreach and developing new matters. Prior to joining the AAA, Mia served as a Research Assistant for Judge William G. Bassler (Ret.), a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and current adjunct professor at Fordham Law School in New York City. Mia received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.A. from Brown University.
Mia is an active member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association, where she assists in running the Dispute Resolution Section student Mediation and Arbitration competitions and is rising vice-chair of the Domestic Arbitration Committee. She is dedicated to bringing diversity to ADR and has been involved in CPR’s many diversity efforts as well as co-Founding the Women's Construction Initiative. She is a member of the North America Sub-Committee of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations. Mia is also a trained mediator. She completed her Mediator Training (New York Court Part 146 Approved) in 2017 and has since completed several Advanced Mediator Training courses. She began her mediation experience at Fordham University’s Mediation Clinic where she was a mediator at the New York City Small Claims Court in the Bronx.
She has authored several articles on the topic of dispute resolution, which have been published in various ADR and industry publications, including the New York International Law Review, the AAA Dispute Resolution Journal, NASBP Surety Bond Quarterly, Construction Litigation and LexisNexis LegalBlogger.