Arbitration|Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Negotiation

General Counsel's Role in ADR and Transactional Decision-Making

Arbitration|Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Negotiation

General Counsel's Role in ADR and Transactional Decision-Making

The recent issue of The Business Lawyer, a publication of the ABA Business Law Section, addresses a topic of particular interest: "the hard choices that face a general counsel when weighing the pros and cons of whether and when a particular complex business dispute is better suited for litigation in...

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Conflict Resolution|Employment|Mediation|Negotiation|Teaching

CLE Program on "ADR and Young Lawyers"

Conflict Resolution|Employment|Mediation|Negotiation|Teaching

CLE Program on "ADR and Young Lawyers"

The ABA Business Law Section is partnering with New York Law School to present a half-day CLE Symposium on "ADR and the Young Lawyer" on Friday morning, January 30.                 The event, held from 9:00 to 1:45, features speakers from leading corporations, law firms and ADR...

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Conflict Resolution|Ethics|Mediation|Negotiation|Religion

Moral Imagination Revisited via Jon Hyman

Conflict Resolution|Ethics|Mediation|Negotiation|Religion

Moral Imagination Revisited via Jon Hyman

The recent confluence of my Conflict Transformation work with the New York Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers) and the richly rewarding session offered by David Hoffman at the April 2014 Meeting of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section have made me increasingly aware of the moral component of...

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Conflict Resolution|Negotiation|Teaching

CLE Program on Why Deal Lawyers Should Get Involved in ADR

Conflict Resolution|Negotiation|Teaching

CLE Program on Why Deal Lawyers Should Get Involved in ADR

  On Wednesday October 22, 12:50 - 2:15 pm, New York Law School's ADR Program is offering a reprise of a very successful panel from last April's ABA Business Law Section meeting in Los Angeles: "Calling All Deal Lawyers: Why Transactional Attorneys Should Get Involved in Dispute Resolution." The program features James Freund, Mediator...

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Conflict Resolution|Negotiation

Collaborative Law in Corporate Context

Conflict Resolution|Negotiation

Collaborative Law in Corporate Context

Christian Fabian of Mayer Brown made a valuable contribution to a discussion at the ABA Business Law Section last month on collaborative legal practices in merger, dissolution and other business contexts.  Click here for a posting on that excellent panel. He has recently written an excellent article titled "Breaking Up is...

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Business Lawyers and ADR: Ethical Challenges

Arbitration|Conflict Resolution|Ethics|Mediation|Negotiation

Business Lawyers and ADR: Ethical Challenges

The third and final part of the morning-long Commercial Finance and Dispute Resolution Symposium at the recent ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting was a discussion, among audience and experts, of some hypotheticals implicating the obligations of attorneys who negotiate dispute resolution clauses and who represent clients in ADR procedures. The...

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Arbitration|Courts|Mediation|Negotiation

ADR in Bankruptcy: Expanding Opportunities

Arbitration|Courts|Mediation|Negotiation

ADR in Bankruptcy: Expanding Opportunities

Andrew Olejnik of Jenner & Block and Olivier André of the CPR Institute have co-authored an article that appears in Bankruptcy Law Reporter on the growing use of ADR tools in bankruptcy.  Dating the trend from a 2009 conference convened by the American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, the authors conclude...

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