Mediator's Profile

Ira Cure

Business Name: Ira Cure Arbitration & Mediation

Since 2010, after more than 25 years in practice as a leading labor and employment attorney in New York, Ira Cure established a new career as a mediator and arbitrator, specializing in disputes regarding collective bargaining agreements, individual employment contracts and disagreements specific to the securities industry.

Ira serves as a panel member on a number Public and Private Sector Panels, such as:

  •     The Labor and Employment Panels of the American Arbitration Association
  •     New York City Office of Collective Bargaining
  •     New York State Public Employment Relations Board
  •     New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission
  •     Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service
  •     National Mediation Board
  •     FINRA Mediation Panel
  •     Supreme Court State of New York Mediation Panels (Various Counties)

Ira hears and decides disputes arising from individual contracts of employment and collective bargaining agreements. He also mediates labor disputes in the public sector under the auspices of the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission and the New York State Public Employment Relations Board. In addition, he serves as a Police and Firefighter Interest Arbitrator for the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission.  He is named under several collective bargaining agreements as a panel arbitrator..

Ira graduated with an MS in Labor Studies from University of Massachusetts and a JD from Brooklyn Law School, serving as member of its Law Review. He has been a member of the New York State Bar since 1984 and the New Jersey State Bar since 1989. He has also served as a Per Diem Administrative Law Judge for the New York State Division of Human Rights.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1983
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, M.S., Labor Studies, 1977
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A. Sociology, 1975

Bar Membership

  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The United States Courts of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Third Circuit and Fifth Circuit
  • The United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western and Northern Districts of New York
  • The United States District Courts of New Jersey

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