Julian S. Millstein ADR Services


Julian S. Millstein,
Mediator and Arbitrator

Julian Millstein, an attorney with over 33 years experience, began his career in 1965 as a computer programmer, systems analyst and IT consultant.  In 1978, he graduated near the top of his class at Fordham University School of Law, and was trained as a litigator in the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed.  In 1982,  Mr. Millstein became a name partner of Brown Raysman & Millstein, the first computer law boutique in New York.  Over a period of 25 years, under his and his founding partners’ leadership, the firm rose from a small boutique to one of the AmLaw 200 with over 250 attorneys. Mr. Millstein has been described as “one of the founders of the whole technology law area in New York” (Chambers Global 2008).  From 2006 through 2008, Mr. Millstein was with Thelen LLP, into which his firm had merged. Between 2008 and 2011, he was Senior Counselor at Morrison & Foerster, an international law firm with over 1000 attorneys. Although for over 10 years he has been providing mediation and arbitration services through his law firms, beginning June 2011 his ADR services have been offered through his independent mediation and arbitration practice.  Mr. Millstein also maintains his own law practice, and is Special Counsel to the law firm of Moses & Singer LLP,  www.mosessinger.com.

Mr. Millstein’s extensive legal career includes both litigation and  transactional practice. As a litigator, he represented international accounting and consulting firms, software and IT developers, and large and small-scale users of IT and e-commerce services. Always on the forefront of developments, he represented a party in the first “domain name” arbitration in 1994. As a transactional attorney, Mr. Millstein has led legal and business teams in structuring and negotiating individual outsourcing, systems integration and e-commerce contracts valued to $5 billion. He has led strategic teams in successful workouts and restructuring of troubled outsourcing and similar initiatives.

A frequent lecturer, Mr. Millstein has presented at many state bar CLE programs, as well as business venues such as the Outsourcing World Summit, the Sourcing Interests Group and the Outsourcing Institute.  He serves on the Arbitration and Mediation Committees of the Dispute Resolution Section, and is a past chair of the Internet and Technology Law Committee of the Business Law Section, of the New York State Bar Association. He is a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and the Dispute Resolution and Technology Sections of the American Bar Association. He is past co-chair of the NY Chapter of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals.

Mr. Millstein has written over 50 published articles, includin ;Practical Uses of ADR in Outsourcing Relationships, published in the Spring 2011 issue of the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer. He is co-author of Doing Business on the Internet Forms and Analysis, the first Internet law forms book, published by Law Journal Press in 1997 and updated semi-annually. He has served as an expert witness on matters involving Technology, Software and e-Commerce contracts. For nearly 20 years he was the Editor or Co-Editor in Chief of the Computer Law Strategist, Mutimedia Law Strategist and E-Commerce Law & Strategy, and for 15 years he taught Computer Law and Internet Law as Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law.

In addition to his rankings in Chambers, Mr. Millstein has for several years been listed in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Who's Who Legal and Legal 500.  He has been  "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbard for almost 30 years.

Mr. Millstein has had ADR training through the American Arbitration Association, as well as advanced mediation training with CPR. He has had ADR CLE training with the ABA and New York State Dispute Resolution Sections, as well as with the Mediation Office of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.