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William Lloyd Kandel, American lawyer, arbitrator, mediator. Bar: New York 1965, United States District Court (eastern district) New York 1978, United States District Court (southern dist) New York 1980, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1988, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1982, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1997, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 2000.


Kandel, William Lloyd was born on April 25, 1939 in New York City. Son of Morton H. and Lottie S. (Smith) Kandel.


Dartmouth College (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1961). Yale University (Bachelor of Laws, 1964). New York University (Master of Laws, Labor Law, 1967).


Associate Lorenz, Finn & Giardino, New York City, 1964-1966. Labor attorney National Association of Manufacturers, 1966-1968. With Singer Company, 1968-1979, assistant vice president personnel department, 1973-1976, managing counsel personnel office of general counsel, 1976-1979.

Associate Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, 1979-1985. Partner Finley, Kumble, Wagner, Heine, Underberg, Manley, Myerson & Casey, 1985-1987, Myerson & Kuhn, New York City, 1987-1989, McDermott Will & Emery, 1989-1997, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, 1997-2000. Full-time mediator and arbitrator, since 2000.

Mediator United States District Court (southern and eastern districts), Supreme Court New York, since 2001. Private mediator and arbitrator, since 2000. Adjunct professor employment law Fordham University, 1983-1986.

Lecturer Practising Law Institute's Annual Institute on Employment Law, since 1980, co-chair, 1995, chair, 1996-2002. Volunteer mediator United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, since 2000, New York University Lawyering Program, since 2003, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), since 2004. Special master Appellate Division of Supreme Court, New York, since 2002.

Panelist commercial and employment, American Arbitration Association, since 2002. Arbitrator, mediator National Association Securities Dealers, since 2002.


Vice president, board directors Association for Integration Management, 1979-1985. Board directors New York chapter American Jewish Committee, 1980-1982. Human resources committee New York Young Men’s Christian Association, 1994-2004.

Member of Association Conflict Resolution Greater New York, American Arbitration Association (commercial and employment panels since 2001), Bar Association of City of New York (ADR committee 2003-2005, arbitration committee since 2005), University Club.


Married Joyce Roland, January 27, 1974. 1 child, Aron Daniel (Ari).