Corodemus & Corodemus provides Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services including Mediation, Arbitration, Special Master, and Complex Litigation Management. We resolve complex civil disputes as true neutrals with expert knowledge of mass torts, class actions, and multidistrict litigations (MDLs).

Who We Are

Corodemus & Corodemus, LLC, is a second generation Alternative Dispute Law Firm with a national practice. We serve clients in both Federal and State Court, with Judge Marina Corodemus (Ret.) as the Director of the ADR Practice Area. Our firm, founded by the Judge’s father, James Corodemus (now retired), retains family pride in serving clients as if you were family.

Judge Corodemus is uniquely qualified for to help you with your next case. She brings extensive experience of both private practice litigation and judicial knowledge, having set the standard for Mass Tort Cases in New Jersey and thereafter the country. Since retiring from the bench, she has distinguished herself as one of the nation’s leading ADR professionals.

You the client are always our top priority.

We continue the tradition of serving our clients with honesty, integrity and dedication. Our name is synonymous with excellence, generation to generation. We are here to work with the courts in a supplementary role and NOT to substitute or supplant, but to facilitate your resolution without long time delays or the expense of protracted litigation. You, the client, are always our top priority. Your due diligence requires you to seek and retain a professional with the integrity and gravitas that lends to resolving the most complex of matters.

What We Do

We resolve complex civil disputes as true neutrals. We get the job done!

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is our only business. Our attorneys and support staff maintain strict independence from any conflict of interest or partisan roles. Our lawyers do not represent any parties in litigation. We are committed and dedicated to being true neutrals, to best serve you, our clients.

We are committed and dedicated to being true neutrals.

We pledge to maintain the highest ethical standards and our Director enjoys the highest permitted AV Martindale Hubbell rating. We will resolve your individual case with a custom crafted solution, creating peaceful resolution to your serious civil dispute, confidentially, without expensive litigation costs or lengthy courtroom dramatics.

Why Choose Us?

When you deserve the very best ADR professional for your complex civil disputes, choosing our firm is the first step towards solving your problems. Not just because we say so, but because they do:

  • 2017, The New Jersey Law Journal named Judge Marina Corodemus Best Individual Arbitrator.
  • 2016, The National Law Journal named Judge Marina Corodemus an ADR Champions Trailblazer.
  • 2015, The National Law Journal named Judge Marina Corodemus Best Individual Mediator in the country.
  • 2013, The National Law Journal named Judge Marina Corodemus Best Individual Mediator in the country.
  • 2012, The National Law Journal named Judge Marina Corodemus Best Individual Mediator in the country.
  • 2013, The National Law Journal named the Firm Corodemus & Corodemus BEST ADR Provider in the country.
  • 2012, The National Law Journal Named the Firm Corodemus & Corodemus BEST ADR Provider in the country.
  • Judges for some of the most complex Federal Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) cases have named Judge Corodemus as Special Master:
    Judge Eldon E. Fallon, Eastern District of Louisiana
    Judge David A. Katz, Northern District of Ohio
    DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (CMO)
    Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, Southern District of West Virginia
    American Medical Systems, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation (Pretrial Order)

Our business model is based upon three fundamental principles:

We pledge to provide a fair and honorable resolution of your dispute;
Our “team approach” allows work to be done by the right people experienced in your particular area of the law;
Time is money and we respect both.


Corodemus joins JAMS, Inc. as a neutral provider of dispute resolution services.

JAMS is pleased to welcome Hon. Marina Corodemus (Ret.) to our roster of New York neutrals.

Judge Corodemus is a highly experienced professional in Alternative Dispute Resolution and a sought after special master by Federal and State Courts involving class actions, mass torts, environmental contamination, natural resource damages, products liability, consumer fraud, and serious aggregate litigation. She brings over 10 years’ experience on the bench as New Jersey’s sole Mass Tort Judge.

Judge Corodemus most recently served as Special Master for dePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products, MDL 2197 to oversee the appeals and fee disputes associated with the $2.7 billion settlement, and has also served as Special Master for American Medical Systems, Inc. Pelvic Repair Systems Product Liability Litigation, MDL 2325 and Vioxx: Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1657.

Widely respected in her field for her diligence, integrity and fair play, she was voted ‘Best Individual Mediator 2015’ in the National Law Journal and served as President of the Academy of Court Appointed Special Masters from 2014-2015.

Judge Corodemus has lectured throughout the country. She is a member of the ALI Aggregate Litigation Advisor Committee, is a Board and Executive Board Member of the Sedona Conference, and served as an adjunct Professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, New Jersey. She was recently awarded the Chief Justice Robert N. Wilentz Lifetime Achievement Award.

Judge Corodemus will be based out of the JAMS New York Resolution center. She will also maintain her ADR practice at Corodemus & Corodemus LLC, located at APA Hotel at MetroPark, in Iselin, NJ.

To schedule a mediation or arbitration with Judge Corodemus, please contact her office at 732-603-0005.

Prestigious Mass Tort Conference Features Leading Women in Legal Profession April 3, 2017

NEW YORK – MARCH 14, 2017 – Winner of multiple awards for her achievements presiding over complex mass tort litigation, leading arbitrator, mediator, special master and judge Marina Corodemus will hold her Seventh Annual Mass Torts Judicial Forum with Hon. Corodemus (ret.). This is the first year Corodemus will preside over her highly-regarded event as a neutral with JAMS, the world’s largest arbitration and mediation company.

Produced by HB Litigation Conferences, the program takes place April 3 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York.

“I am proud of the outstanding reputation for professional education this conference has earned over the years,” Corodemus said. “This year I feature many of the most respected women in mass tort litigation — plaintiff and defense attorneys — as well as neutrals and judges.”

Learn more about the event.

[Note: Save $100 off the registration price with promotion code PR100.]

“This is one of my favorite mass tort conferences,” JAMS neutral Cathy Yanni said, citing the “outstanding members from both sides of the aisle who participate in an open exchange of views and information.”

The faculty features:

Attorneys: Ariana J. Tadler, Milberg; Vicki Maniatis, Sanders Phillips Grossman; Karen Barth Menzies, Gibbs Law Group; Kelly E. Jones, Harris Beach; Robin L. Greenwald and Ellen Relkin, Weitz & Luxenberg; Sheila L. Birnbaum, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; Wendy R. Fleishman, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein; Sara J. Gourley and Maja C. Eaton, Sidley; Chanda A. Miller, Drinker Biddle & Reath; Paul J. “P.J.” Cosgrove, Ulmer & Berne; Julia Reed Zaic, Heaviside Reed Zaic; Sara Schramm, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley; Kelly Strange Crawford, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti; Steven Skikos, Skikos Crawford Skikos & Joseph; Cheryl P. Vollweiler, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry; Jeffrey M. Pollock, Fox Rothschild; Christopher M. Placitella, Cohen Placitella Roth; Henry G. Garrard III, Blasingame, Burch, Garrard Ashley; Brenda Fulmer, Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley.

Judges and Neutrals: Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (ret.), JAMS; Hon. Victor Ashrafi (ret.), Riker Danzig; Cathy Yanni, JAMS; U.S. Judge Gerald E. Rosen; Hon. Richard A. Levie (ret.), JAMS.

Academic: Prof. Jaime L. Dodge, Emory University School of Law.

Media: Melissa Hoffmann, ALM Global Newsroom and Anne Urda, Law360.

Also on the panel will be Lynn Greer of BrownGreer and Mark Eveland of Verus Claims Service.

For more, visit, or call (484) 324-2755 x212.


Brownie Bokelman
(484) 324-2755 x212


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