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Julie Crotty

FINRA Dispute Resolution
Deputy Director - Mediation
New York, NY, USA

Julie Crotty is the Deputy Director of Mediation and Business Strategy for FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority).  She joined FINRA in 2004 and manages the mediation program, conducts strategic planning, gives presentations for recruiting and new business development, and creates educational videos.  She served as an inaugural member of FINRA’s Diversity Leadership Council and has conducted mediation trainings, guest lectures at law schools, and seminars on issues in employment law around the country.  She is currently the co-chair of the FINRA Pride Alliance, and employee resource group.  In 2013 Ms. Crotty spent a six month Secondment with the International Department of FINRA in the Washington, DC offices and during the same year she was invited to a Hong Kong conference to speak and give a presentation with regard to FINRA and securities law.  Ms. Crotty served as a full-time mediator for the NYC Commission on Human Rights and helped establish a mediation program at the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.  She has served as a contract mediator for the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for over ten years.  Ms. Crotty earned her law degree and master’s in business administration at Cornell University and began her career as a legal and business consultant with Goldman Sachs before initiating her dispute resolution career.  

Ms. Crotty has written, directed, produced and appeared in numerous award-winning videos, including a three minute short called Consider Mediation that won first prize in a national competition sponsored by the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution in 2010. She directed and produced several arbitrator training videos, a series of videos featuring senior leaders discussing mentoring, and wrote and co-produced two webcast videos, and has made other educational videos on behalf of FINRA.  Ms. Crotty is the immediate past chair of the PCCW.  In that post she served a two year term as Chair of the President’s Council of Cornell Women, an advisory group to the President of Cornell University consisting of 300 members.    

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