Mary Jeanne Tufano

Total Conflict Management accredited mediator

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience

Mary Jeanne is experienced in mediation and arbitration across a wide range of sectors and is committed to helping parties work constructively with conflict to resolve differences through mediation, and to bring closure to specific disputes through arbitration and adjudicatory processes.

Mary Jeanne has had an independent dispute resolution practice since 2001 and currently provides arbitration, mediation and facilitation services to private parties and government agencies in both the US and the UK.  In addition to Oxford Mediation, she serves on panels of the American Arbitration Association, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and The Mediation Group in Brookline, Massachusetts.  Mary Jeanne has mediated and arbitrated disputes involving workplace, labour and employment issues, as well as small claims, landlord tenant, construction, personal injury and commercial matters.

Professional Experience

Mary Jeanne is a US trained attorney with considerable experience in the labour and employment field.  She worked as an Administrative Law Judge with the Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission and as an attorney in a private law practice, in which she represented, advised and trained employees and unions on labour and employment issues, including health and safety, wage and hour, disability and discrimination issues. Mary Jeanne also served as a Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Massachusetts, where she represented the state in litigation and administrative hearings to enforce employment, health and safety and public construction statutes. She also worked for several years in a business litigation practice, representing clients in contract, unfair trade practice, employment, intellectual property, civil rights and real estate disputes.

Mary Jeanne received a B.A. from Wellesley College as a Wellesley Scholar, and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.  In addition, she completed a Graduate Certificate Program in Dispute Resolution at the University of Massachusetts Boston and has received a National Certificate in Workplace Mediation with Total Conflict Management Group in London.  Mary Jeanne is a member of the Professional Mediators Association.