Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Negotiation

ABA DR Section Solicits Proposals for 2018 Spring Meeting

Conflict Resolution|Mediation|Negotiation

ABA DR Section Solicits Proposals for 2018 Spring Meeting

The ADR event of every year is the Spring Meeting of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section Spring Meeting.  The Section has announced that proposals for programming for the April 4-7, 2018 Meeting are now being solicited.  More surprisingly, the deadline for proposals is only a few weeks away -- Friday,...

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Negotiation|Teaching

Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book

Negotiation|Teaching

Michael Leathes’ New Negotiation Book

Michael Leathes has written a book on negotiation that is aimed at corporate counsel.  In so doing he has given us a clear insight into the challenges of decision making within corporations, and the skills needed for those of us who counsel them.  By virtue of his experience and his...

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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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