Posted on Feb 24, 2021 |News

New York, NY (February 22, 2021) – NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services, is pleased to announce that Hon. Elizabeth Bonina (Ret.) was recently recognized as the #1 Arbitrator and #1 Mediator in New York State in St. Joseph's College (SJC) On Campus publication. In addition to being a highly regarded neutral with NAM, Judge Bonina has been a faculty member at St. Joseph's for 17 years where she has taught Business Law, Principles of Insurance, Sports Law and Sports and Recreation Law.

With her deep experience as both a judge, neutral and attorney, Judge Bonina's brings her real world practice into the classroom. She stated, “At SJC, I give my students examples from cases I've worked on, to bring the material we're covering to life. At SJC, what I'm most passionate about is advising students who are interested in going to law school and pursuing a legal career. I still keep in touch with many former students who have gone on to become lawyers. I'm proud of each of them.”

Beloved by her students, Lori Thanos, D.B.A., associate chair of the business administration and marketing department at the College shared, “We are blessed to have such a wonderful professor guiding and mentoring our students.”

To read the entire SJC article please click here.

About NAM's Neutral

Honorable Elizabeth Bonina was voted the #1 Mediator and #1 Arbitrator in New York State by the 2020 New York Law Journal Best Of Survey. She has been ranked #1 Arbitrator in the state four times in the last eight years and has been consistently voted a Top Ten Mediator by the New York legal community for the last 11 years. As a former Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County, she has facilitated the settlement of cases involving a range of areas of practice including personal injury, premises liability, professional malpractice, labor law, sports and recreation, employment law and personal injury cases. More significantly, it is Judge Bonina's skill as a mediator and arbitrator that makes her an effective neutral as she is known for her intelligence, determination, patience, and ability to get even the most complex, highly emotional and contentious cases resolved.

Meet Hon. Elizabeth Bonina (Ret.)