Vice President, Global Development for Dispute Resolution Services
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 will be working with the Dispute Resolution Services and Panels department of CPR, where she will be able to help 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. She started as a Case Manager and then International Case Counsel in the AAA’s international division, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Thereafter, she joined the AAA’s Construction Division as the Director of Dispute Resolution Services for the Northeast, where she was responsible for administering complex, multi-party and high-profile construction cases as well as developing and recruiting a diverse panel of neutrals and new matters for the construction division.
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. She also worked as a Law Clerk at Crosby & Higgins LLP, a Manhattan-based firm that represents clients in business disputes, intellectual property matters, and technology ventures. Mia received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and her B.A. from Brown University.
Mia is a member of the New York state bar, and is an active member in the New York City Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee and the American Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section. She is passionate about bringing diversity to ADR and has been involved in many diversity efforts, including co-Founding the Women's Construction Initiative. 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, including Insurance Issues in Construction Arbitration in the AAA Dispute Resolution Journal and Inconsistent Application: Enforcing International Arbitral Awards in National Courts in the New York International Law Review.