NEWS - Press Release

JANUARY 25, 2012


NAM announced today that it has made another addition to its exceptional NY Metro Panel. Lawrence S. Farbman, Esq., has been added to the NY Metro Panel to arbitrate and mediate cases in any of NAM’s conference centers throughout the NY Metro area. Mr. Farbman has had a long and distinguished legal career in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Nassau. He is the former Principal Law Clerk to Hon. Ute Wolff Lally, Hon. Howard E. Levitt, Hon. Paul J. Widlitz, and Hon. Steven B. Derounian. Mr. Farbman has spent the majority of his career working in the court system and directly with attorneys to settle and resolve cases, discovery disputes, and motion practice. He has also served as a Court Attorney/Referee for the Differentiated case Management Pilot Program and as an Official Referee. In addition to the time he has spent working in the court system, he has also worked in private practice handling civil cases from inception through trial.

Roy Israel, President and CEO of NAM stated: “I am very pleased that Larry Farbman has decided to join NAM’s panel. Having worked in the court system for so many years, he has broad experience handling different types of cases. He has resolved every type of personal injury claim including auto, premises, slip and fall, construction, labor law, and medical malpractice, as well as a variety of commercial cases. Given the broad range of cases that NAM is administering, Mr. Farbman will meet the needs of NAM’s clients very well.”

Mr. Farbman is considered an exceptional negotiator who is highly respected by both the plaintiff and defense bars.


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