Cynthia J. Celentano, Esq.


Professional / Legal Experience
Attorney - Private Practice - 2005-Present
Attorney - Fazio & Celentano, LLC - 2004-2005
Associate Attorney - Fazio & Associates, LLC - 2001-2004
Litigation Counsel - Hanover Insurance Company - 1988-2000
Associate Attorney - Friedman, Kates, Pearlman & Fitzgerald - 1986-1988
Law Clerk - Hon. Arthur J. Lesemann, J.S.C. - 1985
Intern - Seton Hall Law School Family Law Clinic - 1984

Substantial professional experience handling personal injury claims, litigation and claims against governmental entities.

Arbitration / ADR Experience
Forthright Arbitrator
National Arbitration Forum Arbitrator
Court-appointed Arbitrator
Court-appointed Mediator

Education / Professional Training
J.D. Seton Hall University Law School - 1985
B.A. Lafayette College - 1982

Professional Admissions / Associations / Achievements
Admitted to Practice in New Jersey - 1985
Admitted to Practice in the United States District Court - District of New Jersey - 1985
Commissioner - Bergen County Commission on the Status of Women - 2004-Present
Member - Bergen County Bar Association
Member - Hudson County Bar Association
Member - American Bar Association

The above referenced Independent Arbitrator may have decided previous National Arbitration Forum or Forthright arbitration cases involving one or more of the parties in this assigned arbitration case. This is a summary resume of the Arbitrator’s qualifications.

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