Speaking Engagements

2016

What Western Mediators Can Learn from China

October 21, 2016, Keynote Address, Asian Mediation Association, Beijing, China

Regulating Consumer Arbitration

September 9, 2016, ABA Business Law Section, Boston, MA
August 5, 2016, ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Workshop on Interest-Based Negotiation

June 18, 2016, University of Liège, Belgium

Empirical Lessons from the Conflict Transformation Model

June 10, 2016, CEDR Seminar, London, England

Panel, Arbitration Proposals of the Consumer Financial Safety Bureau

April 7, 2016, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Spring Meeting, New York City, NY

Ethics for Attorneys, Ethics for Mediators

March 10, 2016, Garibaldi ADR Inns of Court, Basking Ridge, NJ

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2015

The History of Arbitration among American Quakers

November 13, 2015, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Empirical Lessons from the Conflict Transformation Model

June 5, 2015, UIA World Mediation Forum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Negotiation 101

April 18, 2015, ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, San Francisco CA

Approaches to Conflict in Faith Communities

April 16, 2015, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Spring Meeting, Seattle WA

Using Mediation in Corporate/Community Conflicts

February 5, 2015, ICC Roundtable, Paris, France

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2014

Look Before You Leap: Introduction to Issues in Cross-Border Deals

September 13, 2014, ABA Business Law Section, Chicago, IL

Resolving Commercial Finance Disputes: Did You Even See the Ethics Issues?

September 12, 2014, ABA Business Law Section, Chicago, IL

Calling All Deal Lawyers: Why Transactional Attorneys Should Become Involved in Dispute Resolution

April 11, 2014, ABA Business Law Section, Los Angeles, CA

Managing Business Disputes: The Corporate Perspective

March 21, 2014, UIA World Mediation Forum, Houston, TX

Challenges to Corporate/Community Dialogue

February 27, 2014, Garibaldi Inns of Court, Basking Ridge, NJ
April 3, 2014, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Miami, FL

How Do Companies Really Resolve Disputes?

August 10, 2013, ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

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2013

Online Dispute Resolution

June 7, 2013, UIA World Mediation Forum, Prague, Czech Republic

Using Mediation to Resolve Corporate/Community Conflicts

May 16, 2013, New Jersey State Bar Association, Atlantic City, NJ
June 20, 2013, Association for Conflict Resolution, New York, NY

An Overview of International Commercial Dispute Resolution

January 22, 2013, New York Law School, New York, NY

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2012

Lower Courts' Interpretation of the "Third Arbitration Trilogy"

August 3, 2012, ABA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

What End-Users Expect from Mediators

June 13, 2012, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, New Brunswick, NJ
October 5, 2012, World Mediation Forum, Zagreb, Croatia

Using Mediation in Corporate/Community Conflicts

January 28, 2012, World Mediation Forum, Lisbon, Portugal
May 21, 2012, CEDR, London, England
November 19, 2011, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Somerset, NJ

Lessons Learned from President Obama’s Negotiating Style

April 20, 2012, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Washington, DC

Representing Clients in Mediation

February 27, 2012, Lowenstein Sandler, Roseland, NJ

Knowing How Hard to Push in Negotiations

February 2, 2012, Swiss Re, White Plains, NY

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2011

ADR as a Cost-Savings Tool

November 3, 2011, International Bar Association, Dubai, UAE

ADR Tools for Judges

October 12, 2011, Delaware Judiciary, Rehoboth, DE

Alternatives to Interest-Based Bargaining

September 21, 2011, New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, New Brunswick, NJ

Building Corporate/Community Relations through Mediation

August 5, 2011, ABA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada

Spirituality and Conflict Resolution

April 14, 2011, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Denver, CO

ADR and Insolvency

March 11, 2011, UIA World Mediation Forum, Athens, Greece

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2010

Case Settlement Tools for Business Courts

December 7, 2010, American College of Business Court Judges, Fairfax, VA

Management of Disputes as Contingencies

October 8, 2010, IBA, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Is Arbitration Broken?

April 23, 2010, ABA Business Law Section, Denver, Colorado

Gazing into the Crystal Ball

April 8, 2010, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, San Francisco, California

International Investment and ADR

March 29, 2010, Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia

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2009

Overview of Employee Dispute Resolution Programs

November 16, 2009, St. Louis, Missouri

ADR Provider Organizations in North America; Mediation Workshop

October 6 & 7, 2009, IBA, Madrid Spain

Trends and Frustrations in International Mediation and Arbitration

October 1, 2009, UIA, Florence, Italy

New Diversity Programs and Initiatives

June 18, 2009, Center for ADR, Greenbelt, Maryland

Dispute Resolution Services for SMEs

May 15, 2009, International Trade Center, Chamonix, Switzerland

How Corporations Select Mediators

April 16, 2009, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, New York, New York

International Mediation

February 24, 2009, Dispute Resolution Section, New Jersey Bar Association,

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Current Developments in Franchise ADR

February 15, 2009, San Diego, California

Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights, and Conflict Management Systems

February 12, 2009, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California

Trends on Dispute Management in Europe

January 30, 2009, UIA World Mediation Forum, Lausanne, Switzerland

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2008

Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses

October 30, 2008, New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association

Anticipating and Resolving Claims of Human Rights Violations

October 14, 2008, IBA Annual Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Corporate Models of Conflict Management

August 9, 2008, ABA Annual Meeting, New York City

Trends in International Arbitration and Mediation

June 26, 2008, Annual Meeting, Texas Bar Association, Houston, Texas

Conflict Resolution in China

June 17, 2008, Fordham Law School Seminar, New York City

Audio clip: The New Paradigm Explained (1:40)
Audio clip: An Anecdote on Chinese Conciliation (1:46)
Audio clip: The New Paradigm (0:55)

Representing Clients in Mediation

June 6 and 19, 2008, AEGIS Insurance Seminars, Rutherford, New Jersey and Boston, Massachusetts

Audio clip: Preparing the Mediator (1:01)
Audio clip: Using the Opening Session (2:12)
Audio clip: Conveying an Offer or Demand (1:31)

Corporate Social Responsibility and Conflict Management

May 16, 2008, CPR European Congress, Vienna, Austria

Managing Relationships in Franchise Through Mediation

April 25, 2008, Franchise Mediation Program, Scottsdale, Arizona

Diversity in Arbitration and Mediation: Corporations’ Challenge to the ADR Profession

April 11, 2008, ABA Business Law Section, Dallas, Texas

Corporate Accountability, Human Rights and Conflict Management

April 4, 2008, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Seattle, Washington

Real-Time Dispute Resolution Processes

March 28, 2008, UIA World Mediation Forum, Milan, Italy

Introduction to Tristan und Isolde

March 9, 2008, Opera North, Lebanon, New Hampshire

Dispute Resolution Systems for Corporations

January 18, 2008, CPR Annual Meeting, New York City

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2007

Preventing and Managing International Commercial Disputes

September 28-29, 2007, MEDA Conference, Rome, Italy

Audio clip: Corporations as ADR Leaders (0:59)
Audio clip: Being Responsive to the ADR Consumer (1:29)

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