NYC Office of Collective Bargaining
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First Name: Initial: Last Name: Suffix: Arbitrator Since:
Michael Wolf 1995
Arbitration/Mediation Experience
Public and private sector arbitrations since l995. Chair/Member, General Accounting Office Personnel Appeals
Board (l997-2002). Special Master appointed by US District Court to mediate between parties in ERISA litigation
(2000-2005). Mediator, US Congress Office of Compliance (2006-present). Mediations in labor, employment and
ERISA disputes.
Panels/Permanent Arbitrator
US Postal Service/APWU; Kaiser Health Foundation/Office and Professional Employees Union; The
Washington Post/Newspaper Guild; Social Security Administration/American Federation of Government
Employees; US National Archives/American Federation of Government Employees; WMATA/
Amalgamated Transit Union; AAA; FMCS, NASD (securities and employment panels).
Federal; state; county and local governments; law enforcement; firefighting; health care; airlines; office/
clerical; transportation; construction; manufacturing; education; postal.
Work History
1973-1975: Clerkship, US District Court. 1975-1980/1982-1983: private practice (labor, employment and ERISA
litigation). 1980-1982/1984-1987: US Department of Justice, Office of Special Investigations, Criminal Division
(Deputy Director/trial attorney overseeing prosecution of Nazi war criminals); 1987-1995: private practice (labor,
employment, ERISA and Securities litigation).
NYU School of Law, JD 1972
Cornell University, AB, 1969
Professional Affiliations