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Andrew J Gerber

Arbitrator

Dobbs Ferry, NY, USA


Andrew J. Gerber graduated from the University of Vermont and Yale Law School. He was the ACLU’s first legal intern, served in the U.S. Army JAG Corps, and worked as a lawyer at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). After private law practice in New York City he became an attorney for CBS, working mostly with its Records Group (including the Columbia, Epic and Masterworks labels) and its successor, Sony Music Entertainment. He then became the first General Counsel of Columbia House and served there until 2001. He is now an arbitrator and mediator, including service on the AAA Commercial Panel, the FINRA arbitrators panel, the New York County Part 137 arbitrators roster, the arbitration panel of the Better Business Bureaus, and the mediation rosters of the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He also works as a consultant to lawyers on entertainment and copyright matters.  He has lectured for PLI, the New York City Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Copyright Society of the USA, the New Music Seminar, and Brooklyn, Cardozo, Columbia, Fordham, Hofstra, NYU, and Seton Hall law schools.
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