Mitchell L. Marinello
Novack and Macey LLP
100 N. Riverside Pl.
Chicago IL 60606
Former Managing Partner (ten years)
Member, Federal Bar Association, (past Director and Chair, Finance Committee); Member, Civil Practice Committee (past Chair), Chicago Bar Association; Member, Litigation Section, ABA; Vice Chair & Web Editor, ABA ADR Committee; Director and Secretary, Resolution Systems Institute, Chair, Development Committee; Director, College of Commercial Arbitrators (past Chair, Outreach Committee); Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals; Member, American Bar Foundation; Adjunct Professor, DePaul University School of Law.
American Arbitration Association, Large and Complex Case Panel and Employment Panel; International Centre for Dispute Resolution; International Center for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR); Chicago International Institute for Dispute Prevention (CIDRA); Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); National Futures Association.
Mitch has served as an arbitrator for more than 20 years and in more than 185 business cases. He often serves as the chair of arbitration panels. Mitch’s cases include all types of commercial disputes, including matters involving manufacturing, medical services and devices, pharmaceuticals, dental and endodontic equipment, consumer products, foods, intellectual property and patents, insurance disputes, commercial and industrial leases, employment issues, government contracts, shareholder and partnership disputes, automobile dealerships, franchises, computer software, environmental liability, voluntary associations, film distribution, farming operations, financial management, and brokerage accounts.
Numerous articles on arbitration and mediation on the webpage of the ADR Committee of the Litigation Section of the ABA, 2012-2017; Co-Author, “Venue in Federal Civil Cases,” Chapter 5, Federal Civil Practice, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education (“IICLE”), March, 2015; Author, “Legal Malpractice Claims and the Innocent Insured,” eVisory of the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, March 2014; Co-Author, “Fighting Anonymous Online Defamation,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 11, 2014; Co-Author, “Muscular Arbitration and Arbitrators Self-Management Can Make Arbitration Faster and More Economical,” Dispute Resolution Journal, Vol. 67, No. 4, JurisNet, LLC, Huntington, New York, 2013; Author, “Contracts for the Benefit of a Third Person,” Chapter 18, Illinois Law of Contracts, IICLE, 2013; Co-Author, “Internet Defamation: The Need to Change Illinois and Federal Law,” CBA Record, February-March 2013; Co-Author, “Smart Evidence: Commercial Litigation,” IICLE, 2012; Co-Author, “Illinois Civil Practice: Trying the Case, Preserving the Record During Trial and Motions at the Close of Evidence, IICLE, May, 2012; Author, “What to Do When a Party Refuses to Pay Its Share of Arbitration Costs,” Dispute Resolution Magazine of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Winter 2012.