Mediator's Profile


Mark Bunim

Business Name: Case Closure

Mark J. Bunim has more than 40 years experience as an attorney, litigator, mediator and arbitrator. As an arbitrator he has acted as chair, sole arbitrator, or wing arbitrator in dozens of insurance and commercial disputes, both domestic and international, under a variety of rules, principally those of the American Arbitration Association, and other ad hoc rules and procedures. More often than not he has served as panel chair or sole arbitrator.

Mark J. Bunim is an advance trained mediator (by the CPR Center for Dispute Resolution and the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division), Arbitrator and an attorney licensed to practice in the Courts of New York and the United States Courts since 1976. Mark has conducted over 500 mediations and numerous arbitrations concerning:

  • Insurance policy related and coverage issues
  • General liability
  • Property
  • Complex business disputes
  • Partnership disputes and Family Business disputes
  • Business interruption
  • Construction
  • Supply-chain
  • Employment practices
  • Franchise
  • Professional liability
  • Workers Comp
  • Healthcare


  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D.1975)
  • New York University, summa cum laude (B.A.1971)

Professional Licenses & Admissions

  • New York State (1976)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1976)
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (1983)
  • United States Supreme Court (1987)

Professional Affiliations

  • New Your State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, Co-Chair of the Insurance Dispute Committee for New York
  • American Arbitration Association, Large Complex Commercial Claims Panel
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Panel Mediator, Supreme Court, State of New York, Commercial Division
  • NYC Bar Association, Mediation and Arbitration Committees Member

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