John H. Wilkinson

Of Counsel

Practice Areas:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation & Arbitration

Mr. Wilkinson has served as mediator or arbitrator in hundreds of domestic and international cases in the past 25 years primarily involving complex, multi-party commercial disputes. Mr. Wilkinson is Chair of the New York State Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section and has served as Co-Chair of the Section's Arbitration Committee and Mediation Committee. Mr. Wilkinson has also served as Vice-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the ABA's Dispute Resolution Section.

Publication Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013
  • Super Lawyers, NY Times Magazine, 2013
  • New York Area's Best Lawyers, NY Magazine, 2013
  • Marquis, Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in America, 2012
  • Legal News, Top 3% of Attorneys in the U.S., 2009
  • American Registry, America's Most Honored Professionals, 2012
  • American Lawyer, Top Lawyers, 2013.


Fellow, Board of Directors, College of Commercial Arbitrators; Vice Chair, ABA Arbitration Committee; Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSB DRS); Executive Committee of the NYSB DRS (2008-present); Co-Chair, Arbitration Committee, NYSB DRS (2010-2012); Co-Chair, Mediation Committee, NYSB DRS (2008-2010); Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals; Member, Board of Directors, New York International Arbitration Center; Special Master, Appellate Division, First Department, NY.

Current Work

Mr. Wilkinson serves on the panels of neutrals of the American Arbitration Association; the International Centre for Dispute Resolution; CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (National and International Panels of Distinguished Neutrals); Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.

Mr. Wilkinson joined Fulton, Rowe &Hart LLP in 1998. From 1968 to 1998 Mr. Wilkinson was an associate and a partner at Donovan Leisure Newton & Irvin.



Williams College



Fordham University School of Law