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Theo Cheng is an independent, full-time mediator and arbitrator, focusing on commercial, intellectual property, entertainment, technology, and employment disputes. He has been appointed to several private and public rosters and has conducted over 500 mediations and arbitrations. The New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section presented Theo with the 2020 James B. Boskey ADR Practitioner of the Year Award, and The National Law Journal named him a 2017 ADR Champion.
Mr. Cheng frequently authors articles and essays on various ADR and intellectual property issues. He has a regular column called Resolution Alley in the NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal, which addresses the use of ADR in those industries.
Mr. Cheng frequently organizes and speaks on continuing legal education programs on various topics in the ADR and intellectual property fields.
In October 2021, the New Jersey Law Journal announced that Theo had been voted as the 2021 Best Mediator/Arbitrator by its readers.
Theo was a featured presenter at a plenary session entitled “Using Alternative Dispute Resolution to Address Intellectual Property Rights in the Employment Context” at the New York State Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section Fall Meeting, which took place at the Saratoga Hilton on October 16, 2021.
Theo will be moderating and speaking on a panel program entitled “Mass Arbitration of Wage Theft Claims: Panacea or Plague?” at the 14th Annual ABA Labor & Employment Law Conference, which is taking place virtually on November 11-13, 2020.
This conference is the largest, most widely attended professional event in labor and employment law in the country. Between 1,100 and 1,200 attorneys attend the conference each year.
Theo Cheng was interviewed by Arbitrate.com on the advantages and limitations of arbitrating intellectual property disputes:
The New Jersey State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section has presented Theo with the 2020 James B. Boskey ADR Practitioner of the Year Award.
Theo concentrates his ADR practice on the resolution of commercial, intellectual property, entertainment, technology, and employment disputes. He is a member of Resolute Systems’ Employment and Commercial panels of arbitrators and mediators. He has also been appointed to the commercial and employment rosters of the American Arbitration Association and the CPR Institute, as well as the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s List of Arbitrators and Mediators and the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center’s List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals. He was inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals in 2019. The National Law Journal named him a 2017 ADR Champion.
Theo is also the Immediate Past Chair of the New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, the President of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for ADR, and the Treasurer of the Copyright Society.
For more information, contact Mike Weinzierl at (800) 776-6060, x125 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theo Cheng became the new Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section effective June 1, 2019. With a membership of nearly 1,500 attorneys across New York State, the Section is an active participant in the ADR field. Among its many activities, the Section hosts substantive training programs in both arbitration and mediation; sponsors numerous ADR-related CLE programs; educates the bench, bar, and the public on ADR issues; and publishes a first-class journal on various dispute resolution topics.
As the first person of color to serve as Chair of this Section, increasing the presence and participation of women and minorities in the ADR field is one of Mr. Cheng’s principal priorities. Additionally, Mr. Cheng will focus on expanding the reach and brand of the Section by diversifying its leadership structure and activities to include greater geographic diversity across the State, as well as encompass more practice areas where ADR can be utilized.
Mr. Cheng concentrates his ADR practice on on the resolution of commercial, intellectual property, entertainment, technology, and labor/employment disputes. He is a member of Resolute Systems’ Employment and Commercial panels of arbitrators and mediators, the Commercial and Large, Complex Case mediation and arbitration rosters of the American Arbitration Association, the Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the CPR Institute, a FINRA arbitrator, and an arbitrator and mediator for several federal and state courts. He was also appointed to the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center’s List of the World’s Leading Technology Neutrals.
He has conducted over 500 arbitrations and mediations involving commercial and business disputes, breach of contract and negligence actions, trade secret theft, employment discrimination claims, wage-and-hour disputes, and intellectual property infringement contentions. The National Law Journal named him a 2017 ADR Champion.
For more information contact Mike Weinzierl at 800.776.6060, x125 or email@example.com