William J.A. Sparks Attorney at Law

We Practice to Make
a Difference

Mediator & Arbitrator of commercial matters, construction disputes, & more

Trusted Lawyer for 45 years in New York & Surrounding Areas

Thank you for visiting my website. I am a lawyer, mediator, and arbitrator. I serve as a neutral for parties involved in a dispute seeking an alternative to the lengthy and costly litigation process.

~ William J. A. Sparks

What Sets Me Apart From Other Mediators and Arbitrators?

As a mediator and arbitrator, I draw upon my broad, in-depth corporate and litigation management experience to help parties explore alternatives to resolve disputes and avoid lengthy and costly litigation.

Positions I hold

  • I am certified as a commercial mediator in the State of New York by OCA (Office of Court Administration).
  • I serve on the Roster of
  • Mediators of the Supreme Courts, Nassau, Queens, and New York County Commercial Divisions.
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Storm Sandy Panel of Mediators insurance coverage issues).
  • I am a member of panels of both Mediators and Arbitrators of the Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA).

Expedited Solutions Through Mediation & Arbitration

My decades of experience as in-house legal counsel for two publicly traded companies, W. R. Grace & Co., and Olin Corporation, has provided me with unique insight into the challenges of running complex and profitable businesses.

My experience and skills help parties involved in a dispute explore alternatives and reach agreement in an expedited manner. I have the necessary experience in

  • Product liability
  • Asbestos property damage claims
  • Insurance disputes
  • Personal injury claims, and more
  • Bankruptcy

I thoroughly prepare in advance of a scheduled mediation or arbitration to avoid wasting time.

William J.A. Sparks Attorney at Law

A Skilled Lawyer

My hands-on experience in resolving complex business disputes is in the following areas:

  • Commercial matters
  • Construction disputes
  • Fee disputes
  • Foreclosure
  • FTCA
  • Insurance coverage
  • Motor vehicle (New York)
  • Property disputes
  • Bankruptcy