Mediator's Profile


Douglas Widman

Business Name: Davison Eastman Munoz Paone, P.A.

Douglas J. Widman is a partner at Davison, Eastman, Muñoz, Paone, focusing on estate planning and administration, employment law, business transactions and mediation and arbitration. He presently serves as an Arbitrator and Rule 1:40 Qualified Mediator for the N.J. Superior Court and the N.J. Federal District Court; he is also Collaborative Law Mediator.

Over the course his career, Doug has successfully mediated hundreds of cases and is listed as a “mentor” to prospective Superior Court mediators.

Doug joined DEMP in January 2018 from Widman, Cooney, Wilson, McGann & Fitterer where he was Managing Partner. There, he litigated professional and fiduciary liability issues, employment/discrimination and general liability matters, and estate planning, among others. He was also corporate counsel to several non-profit health, social services and educational institutions.

Following his clerkship with New Jersey State Superior Court Judge Thomas L. Yaccarino (Monmouth County), he became Deputy Attorney General of New Jersey with the Division of Criminal Justice, where he represented the State in criminal and civil actions brought by State agencies involving organized crime, political corruption and drug diversions.


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1973
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 1971 (cum laude)

Licenses & Certifications

  • Rule 1:40 Qualified mediator ; Arbitrator for the Superior Court of NJ


  • New Jersey and Federal District Courts
  • New York
  • New York Federal (E.D.N.Y. and S.D.N.Y.)
  • United States Supreme Court

Memberships and Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association (Life Member)
  • Monmouth County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Monmouth Bar Association

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