CLE Panel: Key Considerations for Mediating Sexual Abuse Cases

CLE Events | Event Date: October 5, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) will be attending the Perrin Conferences Sexual Abuse Litigation and Coverage Conference at the New York City Bar Association on Thursday, October 5, 2023. That morning, please join us for a CLE program on Key Considerations for Mediating Sexual Abuse Cases from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The esteemed panel speakers will include NAM neutral the Hon. Elizabeth Bonina (Ret.), Margaret M. Jenks (Partner at Reilly, McDevitt & Henrich, P.C.), Kathleen D'Andraia (Senior Claims Analyst at Compre Group), John F. Kent, Esq. (Founder), and Gwendolyn Dart, AIC, ACP (Nonprofits Insurance Alliance).

Attendees will learn about key considerations for successfully mediating sexual abuse cases, including:

  • Timing in phase of litigation for beneficial mediation
  • Dynamics of parties from dealings leading up to mediation
  • Non-monetary terms to be explored in settlement
  • Limitations both legally, optically and in scope on confidentiality terms
  • Remote versus in-person mediation

To register for the Sexual Abuse Litigation and Coverage Conference, visit the Perrin Conferences website here.

Meet our presenter

Hon. Elizabeth Bonina (Ret.) is a retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County and is a member of NAM's (National Arbitration and Mediation) Hearing Officer Panel. She has successfully mediated numerous high-profile sexual abuse matters and has facilitated the settlement of cases involving a wide range of other practice areas that include personal injury, premises liability, labor law, sports and recreation, and employment law. Judge Bonina has consistently been voted a Top Mediator and Arbitrator since the inception of the New York Law Journal Best Of Survey. In 2023, she was voted the #1 Mediator and #2 Arbitrator in the state. In 2020, Judge Bonina was voted the #1 Mediator / #1 Arbitrator in New York State, and she has been named the #1 Arbitrator five times in the last ten years. Judge Bonina is available arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the New York Metro area.

About NAM's Continuing Legal Education program

NAM provides continuing legal education (CLE) programs virtually, on-site at your office, or in any of NAM's dedicated conference facilities. Our Continuing Legal Education department will work with your firm or organization to customize a CLE program that is designed to meet your specific CLE issues and topics of interest. Our respected faculty provides participants with an interactive presentation that will engage and educate your audience as they earn relevant CLE credit.

Please contact NAM's CLE department at 800-358-2550, ext. 145 or email Sharon Pedersen at for information on how we can customize a CLE program for your organization.