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Burlington, VT 05401
Description of Practice
Neil Groberg's mediation and arbitration practice are enhanced by his extensive experience in employment law. Prior to entering private practice he worked for a number of employers, including a nationwide insurance company, a railroad, a non-profit and a state agency. During this time, he provided legal counsel on a large variety of topics in the employment field, including sexual harassment and discrimination charges, layoffs, and wage-hour matters. In 1998 he went into private practice during which he counseled employers and employees on these issues. His neutral perspective and overall knowledge have increased with his college and graduate school teaching of business law and health care law. More details are at NEemploymentlaw.com.
Neil graduated from the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania and Hofstra University School of Law, and enhanced his formal education by,i.e., completing a Mediation Certificate course by the University of Connecticut Labor Education Center and two Executive Leadership courses. Also, after completing its intensive training program, he is a certified Better Business Bureau arbitrator. Completed the Alliance for Education in Dispute Resolution and Cornell's intensive Employment Arbitrator Training Program and U.S. Post Office's Redress mediation training. After the legally required training at the law's inception and with an updated course in 2012, Neil was qualified to mediate foreclosure actions in Vermont. Still, his education came not with a big law firm, but from working hand-in-hand with executives, supervisors, human resources professionals and employees on complicated and often emotional employment issues.
Mediations have included private mediations and mediating on behalf of the EEOC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Connecticut Bar Association and the State of CT and one of its major unions.
B.S. in Economics Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania J.D. Hofstra University School of Law. Mediation Certificate from the University of Connecticut Labor Education Cente rAlliance of Education in Dispute Resolution and Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations intensive Employment Arbitrator Training Program United States Post Office Redress Mediation Training. Graduate of the Orion Capital Executive Program, Town Of Cheshire Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program and Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program Advanced Level Improvisation Training
The approach will vary depending on the facts and circumstances of the matter and can include evaluative, facilitative and transformative mediation, specifically or a combination of all at a mediation.
Subject to discussion and adjusted to specific request and applicable community rates - 4 hour minimum one week cancellation fee of 4 hours
Active and dedicated to the community, Neil has served on many nonprofit boards, and is currently the Chair of the Vermont Regional Committee of the Board of the DREAM Program, a youth based mentoring organization operating in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and Vermont, . He is admitted to practice in Vermont, Connecticut and New York.
Areas of Practice
- Health Care
- Labor - Management
- Sexual Harrassment
- Workers Comp
- Advanced Mediation Trainer
- Mediation Consultant
- Mediation Trainer
- Mediating Lawyer