Joshua M. Javits is a neutral mediator and arbitrator. He is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, on the rosters of the AAA, FMCS, NMB, and serves on numerous permanent arbitration panels. He served on four railroad Presidential Emergency Boards. He was Chairman and Member of the National Mediation Board from 1988 to 1993. He was Grievance Chair for the International Monetary Fund from 2007 to 2011. He was the President of the National Association of Railroad Referees (2014-16). He represented labor unions and management -- at different times -- in the past, and began his career as a trial attorney with the National Labor Relations Board.
Mr. Javits was an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center where he taught courses in arbitration, transportation labor law and alternative dispute resolution. He has been rated “AV” – the highest rating -- by Martindale Hubbell’s Best Lawyers in America since 2001.He is a graduate of Yale College and Georgetown University Law Center.