Nance L. Schick

Nance L. Schick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in New York, NY

The Law Studio of Nance L Schick
 | 310 East 46th Street, Suite 20G
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-804-7041
Fax: 212-804-7108
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance (20%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (10%),
  • Government Relations (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (10%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Attorney Profile

Nance L. Schick, Esq. is a New York City attorney and mediator who focuses on keeping people out of court and building their conflict resolution skills, especially in business and employment disputes. Her holistic, integrative approach to conflict resolution draws from her experience as a crime victim, human resources (HR) supervisor, minor league sports agent, and United Nations representative. She is a 2001 graduate of the State University of New York Buffalo Law School trained in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation (ICERM). She is also creator of the Third Ear Conflict Resolution process, author of DIY Conflict Resolution: Seven Choices and Five Actions of a Master, and an award-winning entrepreneur, who has been acknowledged by the New York Economic Development Corporation/B-Labs (Finalist,Best for NYC 2015 & 2016), U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2015 Blue Ribbon Small Business),Enterprising Women Magazine (Honorable Mention, 2014 Woman of the Year awards), and Urban Rebound NY/Count Me In (Finalist, 2013 Pitch Competition).

Nance is a lifelong learner who shares her knowledge by teaching continuing education courses to funeral, HR, and legal professionals. Popular courses include Making Mediation Work for Your Clients, Creating Partnerships that Work, The High Costs of Worker Misclassification, and New York State's mandatory sexual harassment training.

About Nance Schick

Admitted: 2002, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Perfect Pitch Competition Finalist, Urban-Rebound NY/Count Me In, 2013
  • Featured Graduate, Kauffman FastTrac Growth Venture, 2014
  • Woman of the Year Finalist, Enterprising Women Magazine, 2014
  • Best for NYC Award Finalist, NYCEDC and B Labs, 2015
  • Blue Ribbon Small Business Award Winner, US Chamber of Commerce, 2015
  • Woman of Distinction, Women of Distinction Magazine, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Employment Mediation certification, 2005
  • Ethno-Religious Mediation certification, 2017
  • Women Business Enterprise certification, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, Women in Dispute Resolution Committee, Social Media Coordinator, 2016
  • International Center for Ethno-Religious Mediation, Main Representative to the United Nations, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Landmark Worldwide, Self-Expression and Leadership Program Coach, 2012
  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, MediateArt Mediation Coach, 2012
  • New York University Mediation Apprenticeship Program, Mediation Coach, 2014
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Dispute Resolution Triathlon Competition Mediator and Judge, 2017
  • ABA, Mediation Advocacy Competition Mediator and Judge, 2018

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Representative Clients:

  • Building Materials Manufacturer, Workers Compensation Defense Counsel, 2004
  • Funeral Services Providers, Workers Compensation Defense Counsel, 2004
  • Wellness Providers, General Counsel, 2006
  • American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, Continuing Education Lecturer, 2010
  • Continuing Vision, Continuing Education Lecturer, 2015
  • FINRA, Arbitrator, 2016
  • Domestic employers with workers' compensation penalty issues, Negotiator, 2016
  • Educational and film production entities with workers' compensation penalty issues, Negotiator, 2018
  • Not-for-Profit corporation with workplace conflicts, Mediator/Ombuds, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements:

Educational Background:

  • University of Louisville, B.S., Education (Sport Administration), 1995
  • State University of New York University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 2001

Industry Groups

  • Building Trades
  • Concrete
  • Funeral Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Sports
  • Transportation
  • Wellness
Office Location for Nance L. Schick

310 East 46th Street
Suite 20G
New York, NY 10017

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Last Updated: 3/21/2019

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