Representative Cases

Mr. Masini has handled more than 75 Mediations, Arbitrations, Arb/Med Hybrid cases and Appraisal Umpire disputes. The following is a list of representative cases in which Mr. Masini has served as a Mediator, Arbitrator or Appraisal Umpire to illustrate the variety of matters he has presided over:

  • Mediation of multi-party construction case involving Owner, Architect, Civil Engineer and Surveyor with claims arising out of design and installation of site utilities for $27 million muti-family residential development
  • Mediation of claims and counterclaims between Owner and General Contractor relating to the design and construction of $7.5 million Assisted Living Facility
  • Mediation of commercial dispute between owner/operator of refrigerated warehouse facility and customers/depositors involving alleged contamination of food products, assertion of Warehouseman’s Lien and claims of Conversion, Breach of Contract, Fraud and Unjust Enrichment
  • Mediation of multi-million dollar commercial dispute arising out of the refurbishment of 15 monorail train cars and other vehicles for the O’Hare Airport Transit System
  • Mediation of claims and counterclaims between Owner, Architect, Consultant, Contractor and Subcontractors arising out of the design and construction of outdoor sports facility, including football field, baseball fields, tennis courts, playground, gazebo, walking path, bioswale and parking lot
  • Arbitration of dispute between Owner/Developer, Contractor and tenant relating to the design and construction of new commercial office building and buildout of medical offices
  • Arbitration of disputes between single family homeowners, contractors and architects arising out of both new construction and renovation projects
  • Arb/Med Hybrid case involving claims and counterclaims between Owners and Contractor, including alleged faulty construction and building code violations on project not yet completed due to termination of contractor
  • Appraisal Umpire in first-party property appraisal dispute involving claims in excess of $18 million arising out of fire in Water Resource Recovery Facility