Davidson Arbitration, LLC

Davidson Arbitration
Arbitrator and Managing Partner

Davidson Arbitration, LLC is a State of Georgia registered professional, limited-liability corporation in the practice of providing arbitration, mediation, class-action services, internal conflict resolution systems design and development, ADR training, and multi-party public policy facilitation to clients in the private and government sectors of labor and employment relations.

International Arbitration

As a prior member of the DIAC, Mr. Davidson worked to improve arbitration processes in the government and private sectors who have business interests in states comprising the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council including the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman.
Adjunct Lecturer in the Aviation Management Department for the Air Transport MBA Program at Emirates Aviation College.

Arbitration Certification and Alternative Dispute Panels

State of Georgia, Certificated Arbitrator
Alternative Dispute Panels
American Arbitration Association, Labor Panel
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Public Arbitrator
National Mediation Board, Arbitrator

Labor/Employment Issue Experience

Absenteeism, Arbitrability, Bargaining Unit Work, Conduct (Off-Duty/Personal),Demotion, Discipline (Non-discharge), Discipline (Discharge), Drug/Alcohol Offenses, Fringe Benefits (Bonus, Holidays, Insurance, Leave, Vacation), Grievance, Health/Hospitalization, Hiring Practices, Job Performance, Job Posting/Bidding, Jurisdictional Disputes, Layoffs/Bumping/Recall, Management Rights, Overtime, Past Practice, Promotion, Rates of Pay, Retirement, Safety/Health Conditions, Seniority, Sexual Harassment, Subcontracting/Contracting Out, Union Security, Wages (Cost-of-Living Pay, Holiday Pay, Job Classification &Rates, Merit Pay, Overtime Pay, Severance Pay, Vacation Pay), Work Hours/Schedules/Assignments, Working Conditions/Work Orders, Violence or Threats

Prior Professional Management Experience

Senior Vice-President, Flight Operations Emirates Airline and Group Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Vice President of Flight Operations Mesaba Airlines (Regional Airline for Northwest Airlines)
Vice President, Flight Operations Champion Air (Northwest Airlines Subsidiary)

Prior Professional Management Experience

Vice Chairman, Northwest Airlines Master Executive Council Air Line Pilots Association, International
Chairman, Northwest Airlines Local Council 20 (Detroit) Air Lines Pilots Association, International
Member, Board of Directors US Federal Credit Union Burnsville, MN USA.
Director of Global Safety International Air Transport Association Montreal, Canada
Prior Arbitrator (1998-2001) American Arbitration Association Commercial and Mass Claims Panels, Atlanta Regional Office

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, Cornell University ILR School, Ithaca, NY

Adjunct Lecturer in the arbitration and international executive education programs


Weidner University – Chester, Pennsylvania B.A., International Relations and Mid-East Studies
London Business School, London, UK Executive Education, Financial Management for the Non-Financial Executive
Cornell University – Ithaca, NY and New York, NY extension campus Scheinman School of Conflict Resolution, Labor Arbitrator Development Program (inaugural cohort)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associate Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, ABA’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
  • Member, ABA’s Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member, Labor and Employment Relations Association, (LERA), Chicago, IL USA
  • Member, Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), Washington, D.C. USA
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, UK

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