Resume

CURRICULUM VITAE OF ROGER H. MADON

Roger H. Madon has been practicing Labor and Employment law in the City of New York for 40 years appearing before Federal, State and City agencies representing corporations, industrial associations and exempt organizations. He has handled over 2000 arbitrations and administrative hearings and on occasion appears before Federal and State courts in the State of New York.  He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section and the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association. He has lectured on labor and environmental law and international transactions.

Since his service in the Peace Corps (Philippine Islands 1962-64) Mr. Madon has maintained a continuing interest in international business.  Mr. Madon has taken a special interest in the Russian Federation and the Newly Independent States of the Former Soviet Union. He has represented commercial enterprises located in the Russian Federation and the NIS when doing business in the United States. He addressed by invitation the International Association of Lawyers (Moscow) at the Lawyers and Businessmen International Conference, held in Moscow, on the subject entitled “The Foreign Investor: What does he seek from the Russian partner?” He was involved in the development of an Air Cargo Airport in Leningrad Oblast, Russian Federation, one of the largest construction projects in Russia.

Mr. Madon has represented companies and trade associations before environmental safety and health Federal, state and local agencies. He was former chair of the Environmental Committee of the Westchester County Bar Association and was a member of the Environmental Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He was a member of the Advisory Board of the New Jersey Environmental Exposition. Mr. Madon, upon invitation, has developed environmental conferences for not-for-profit associations and colleges. He was also an active member of the Environmental Committee of the Long Island Association and a member of the Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board and the City Wide Recycling Board.

Mr. Madon received a BA. in biology from the University of Vermont in 1958. He attended Columbia University as a Ph.D. candidate in Philosophy from 1958 to 1960 winning one of the first Regents College Teaching Fellowships granted by the State of New York. In 1961 he studied French at the University of Grenoble, France. In 1972 he obtained a J.D. from St. John’s University, School of Law, at which he founded the Institute of Labor Relations.  In 1978 he earned an LL.M. in Labor Law from New York University, School of Law and earned an LL.M. in Environmental Law from Pace University, School of Law He has written and published articles involving municipal solid waste, recycling and asbestos.  Mr. Madon serves as a labor arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, FINRA, FMCS and the Supreme Court of the New York (NY County).

Cornell Dispute Resolution Training

Cornell University, ILR School, The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Five Day Employment Law Mediator Training, 2011; Cornell University, ILR School, The Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution, Two Day Employment Law Arbitrator Training, 2010;

Other Dispute Resolution Training

Alternative Dispute Resolution Training AAA Webinar, Generational Divides: Age Diversity and Its Impact in the Workplace, 2010; NYSBA Three Day Commercial Mediation Training, 2010; NYCBA Two Day Advanced Commercial Mediation Training, 2010; AAA Webinar, Will Traditional Litigation Strategies Work in Employment Arbitration? Ask the Experts, 2009; AAA Labor Arbitrator II Training: Advanced Case Management Issues, 2003. 

 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND PANELS

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member of the American Arbitration Association (Arbitrator-Labor Panel)
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Arbitrator/Mediator)
  • Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (Arbitrator/ Mediator)
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York (Mediator)
  • Member of the Dispute Resolution Section

EDUCATION 

  • University of Vermont, B.A. 1958 (Biology);
  • St. Johns University, School of Law, J.D. 1972;
  • New York University, School of Law, LL.M. 1978, (Labor Law);
  • Pace University, School of Law LL.M. 1989, (Environmental Law);

DESIGNATION

  • AV Peer Review