News

September 17, 2007

Marc Completes Mighty Hamptons Triathlon.

Overcoming a rash of summertime training ailments and obstacles, Marc completed the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon in Sag Harbor, New York, held yesterday, in 3 hours, 11 minutes.


July 20, 2007

New Engagements.

On July 11, Marc was appointed as an arbitrator in a large complex case under the AAA commercial rules. It is Marc’s fourth AAA appointment in the last 14 months.

On July 12, Marc with assistance of California co-counsel commenced proceedings in U.S. District Court in San Diego to enforce a Canadian money judgment and obtain orders of attachment.

On July 10, Marc commenced proceedings as counsel in the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, to enforce a Canadian money judgment and obtain orders of attachment.

On June 28, Marc with assistance of New Jersey co-counsel commenced proceedings in U.S. District Court in Newark on behalf of an Italian merchant to enforce contract claims under the Vienna Convention on the International Sales of Goods (CISG).


June 09, 2007

Marc completes Mighty Montauk triathlon in record time, and driving rain.

For the second consecutive year Marc competed in the Robert J. Aaron Mighty Montauk Triathlonin Montauk, New York, on the eastern tip of Long Island. Marc completed the swim (.9 miles) -bike (26 miles) -run (6.2 miles) “Olympic” course in 2 hours, 52 minutes, 21.7 seconds, finishing 25th in his age/gender group, a mere 53 minutes off the pace of the age/gender group leader! It was a personal best time for Marc, surpassing his performance of 3 hours, 17 minutes, 6 seconds in the September 2006 Mighty Hamptons Triathlon, by nearly 25 minutes.

Marc is now in training for the Alcatraz Duathlon in San Francisco on August 5 – a 1.5 mile swim between San Francisco and Alcatraz Island followed by a hilly seven-mile run through the streets of the City by the Bay.


June 05, 2007

Marc elected to Board of Directors of Safe Space.

On June 5, 2007, Marc was elected to the Board of Directors of Safe Space, a New York non-profit organization that serves nearly 20,000 youth and their families in Queens and Manhattan through an integrated system of Children and Family Services, Young Adult Services and Community Health Services. Founded in 1919 as the Queensboro Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ChildrenSafe Space has grown to an organization with a $12.8 million and a wide variety a social and mental health services for teens and young adults. To learn more about Safe Space, visit its website at www.safespaceNYC.com.

Safe Space relies on private donations for a substantial portion of its budget. Marc can provide you with information about its corporate and individual giving programs.


May 22, 2007

Marc moderates ABA.

On May 22, 2007, Marc served as moderator and panelist in an online continuing legal education seminar entitled “Managing Litigation in the Americas” presented by the ABA Center for Continuing Legal Education and the ABA Section of International Law and Practice. A distinguished group of litigation practitioners from Canada, Argentina, Chile and Brazil joined

Marc in a discussion of a mock international litigation scenario raising issues of forum selection, jurisdiction, discovery, and sovereign immunity. Marc has been a leader in the ABA International Section since 1993. He currently serves as vice-chair of the Section’s Canada Committee, and in prior years served as vice-chair and co-chair of the committees on international arbitration and international litigation.


May 17, 2007

Marc selected to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

The American Bar Foundation was founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association and is now recognized as the premier sociological research institute in the United States. Membership in the Fellows is a limited to one third of one percent of the lawyers in America. Among the ABF’s research faculty are such notables as James Heckman, 2000 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences, and Shari Diamond, whose current study of civil juries may very well revise the jury deliberation process.


Marc J. Goldstein
MJG Arbitration & Mediation
One Rockefeller Plaza,
11th Floor
New York, NY 10020
www.lexmarc.us

Tel: (212) 799-8605
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