David Lichter serves as a member of the Commercial, Large Complex Commercial and Employment rosters for the American Arbitration Association, and a panelist on the Banking, Accounting and Financial Services, Employment, Real Estate, Trademark and General Commercial panels for the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, and also conducts private arbitrations.
He has served as sole arbitrator, panel chair and panel member in approximately 70 AAA/ICDR and private arbitrations covering a wide variety of issues. He has also acted as a Court-appointed sole arbitrator in mandatory non-binding arbitrations as well as a panel member and chairperson of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panels.
The types of cases in which David has served as an arbitrator include health care (including but not limited to medical necessity, coding, MCG guidelines, billing, covered services, Florida’s Medicaid Statute, Florida’s PIP statute, notice, exhaustion and physician practice breakups) real estate related matters, trademark, securities, precious metals, licensing, breach of contract, business broker disputes, consulting contracts, common law breach of fiduciary duty and fraud, fee disputes, telecom matters, automobile manufacturing, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, franchise disputes, FLSA, TCPA, supplier-dealer disputes, insurance, partnership disputes and other common law business torts. The amounts in controversy have ranged from under $100,000 to well over $10 million.
The parties in these arbitrations have included a wide variety of domestic and international individuals and entities, including automobile and motorcycle manufacturers and dealerships, developers, banks, private equity, broker dealers, financial planners, business brokers, insurance companies, law firms, medical practices, media, telecom, aerospace and produce companies, international and domestic manufacturers and importers of alcoholic beverages, hospitals, physicians, property damage remediation companies, an Indian tribe, a world-class resort, designers and a strip club.