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Barbara Antonello Mentz

Barbara Antonello Mentz, American lawyer, arbitrator, mediator. Bar: New York 1974, United States District Court (Southern and Eastern district) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th Circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (3d Circuit) 1983, New Jersey 1985, United States District Court New Jersey 1986.

Background

  • Mentz, Barbara Antonello was born on July 4, 1944 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Daughter of John Francis and Eleanor Barbara (Vagnino) Antonello.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, University Kansas, 1965. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University Notre Dame, 1973.

    Career

    • Various positions with insurance companies, Chicago, 1965—1968, Kansas City, Missouri, 1968—1970. Associate Sullivan & Cromwell, New York City, 1973—1977, Forsyth, Decker, Murray and Hubbard, New York City, 1977-1979. Partner Hall, McNicol, Hamilton & Clark, 1979-1986.

      Senior litigation counsel Columbia Broadcasting System, 1986-1988. Associate general counsel & principal Deloitte & Touche United States of America LLP, New York City, 1988—2007, attorney arbitrator mediator, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1974, United States District Court (Southern and Eastern district) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th Circuit) 1981, United States Court Appeals (3d Circuit) 1983, New Jersey 1985, United States District Court New Jersey 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books and supplements to chapters.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (antitrust section 1979-1990, Section Dispute Resolution since 2008), New York State Bar Association (dispute resolution section officer, executive committee, diversity committee co-chair, since 2008), Association Bar City New York (Professor Discipline Committee 1983-1986, Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee 1988-1991, Arbitration Committee since 2010), New Jersey State Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section since 2010). Fellowship Chartered Institute Arbitrators, International Institute Conflict Prevention & Resolution (Distinguished Panel Neutrals Banking, Accounting & Finance Services & Employment Arbitration Panels since 2008), American Arbitration Association (National Commissioner Panel Arbitrator since 2009), National Futures Association (Panel of Arbitrators since 1985), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Panel Arbitrator since 2009), National Futures Association (Panel of Arbitrators since 1985), Mediator Committee Division New York State Court, Mediator Civil Division New Jersey State Court, Garibadi American Inn. Court. Dispute Resolution, New Jersey, USCIB (arbitrator database, since 2000).

    Connections

    • Married Lawrence Mentz, November 10, 1973. Children: Kathleen Elizabeth, Lawrence Goodwin.
    • father: John Francis Antonello
    • mother: Eleanor Barbara (Vagnino) Antonello
    • spouse: Lawrence Mentz
    • children: Kathleen Elizabeth Mentz
    • Lawrence Goodwin Mentz
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    Born July 4, 1944
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