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Selected Recent ADR Presentations:

  • Arbitration Goes Digital: The Risks and Benefits – Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Privacy, Fordham Law School, October 2016
  • The Mediation Window, ICC Miami, November 2016
  • Combining Dispute Resolution Processes, College of Commercial Arbitrators, October 2016
  • The Debate: This House Believes that Brexit Represents a Big Opportunity for New York, GAR New York, September 2016
  • Introduction to the Law of Arbitration, University of Southern California Law School, August, 2016
  • Arbitration Best Practices and Ethics, LawLine ADR Day, June 2016
  • Commercial Arbitration Training, NYSBA, June 2016
  • Annulment at the Seat and its Ramifications, London Court of International Arbitration, Tylney Hall, UK May 2016
  • Impact of Emotions and Moral Judgments on Decision Making, PluriCourts, Oslo May 2016
  • Red Flag Alert: Data Security and Arbitration, New York International Arbitration Center May 2016
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association May 2016
  • New York International Arbitration Center and Judge Kaye, Inns of Court, May 2016
  • What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Ethics Considerations When Choosing a Seat of Arbitration, American Bar Association, International section, April 2016
  • International Arbitration – Part I Pre-hearing Best Practices, American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution section, April 2016
  • International Arbitration – Part II Hearing Best Practices, American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, April 2016
  • Effective Advocacy and Management in Arbitration, College of Commercial Arbitrators, Dallas, March 2016
  • The Rising Global Debate Regarding Ethics and Conduct In International Arbitration. CPR February 2016
  • The Fairness Imperative: Achieving Justice in the High Intensity Arbitration and Mediation, American Arbitration Association, February 2016
  • The Lagging Acceptance of International Mediation, ICDR, January 2016
  • Unconscious Bias, ArbitralWomen, January 2016
  • The Promise of International Mediation, American Branch of the International Law Association, November 2015
  • The Dispute Resolution Continuum: Fresh Insights From Practitioners, New York State Bar Association, November 2015
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, June. 2013
  • Enhancing the Deliberative Overlay in Arbitrator Decision-Making, ITA, Dallas, June 2015
  • Commercial Arbitration Training, NYSBA, June 2015
  • Reflections on Life and Practice as an Arbitrator, Deakin Law School, June 2015
  • FIAA Expert Advocacy Workshop, June 2015
  • 10 things you wanted to know about arbitrator ethics… But afraid to ask, AAA, June, 2015
  • Best Practice Tips for Managing the Arbitration, CPR, May 2015
  • Legitimacy of Transnational Commercial Arbitration, NY Univ. Law School, April, 2015
  • Med- Arb: Pros and Cons, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Seattle April 2015
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, April 2015
  • Who’s Arbitration is it? Party Autonomy vs. the Managerial Arbitrator, Leading Arbitrators Conference, Vienna March 2015
  • Emergency Arbitrators. Moot Alumni Association and ICC, Vienna March 2015
  • Emergency Arbitrators, Fordham Law School, March 2015
  • Arbitrator Billing Practices, American Arbitration Association, March 2015
  • Arbitration Fundamentals for In- House Counsel, CPR, San Diego, February, 2015
  • Arbitrator Decision-Making- What can we Learn, Yale/Quinnipiac Law Schools, January 2015
  • Class actions and Arbitration- Questions of Justice, NY Intl Arbitration Center, January 2015
  • The Corporate World and International Dispute Resolution, AAA-ICDR®/ICC/ICSID 31st Annual Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration, New York, Nov 2014
  • The International Arbitrators Perspective, ICDR, CAM-CCBD, AMCHAM, Sao Paolo, November 2014
  • Expanding the Use of Mediation: “Opting-Out”, Recognition & Hybrids, IMI, CEDR and City of London, London October, 2014
  • Where’s the Money- Current Issues on Enforcing Arbitration Awards and Mediated Settlement Agreements, New York State Bar Association, October 2014
  • Commercial Arbitration Training New York State Bar Association July 2014 Decision Making: What Goes on the Tribunal’s Mind, Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg, May 2014
  • Arbitral Legitimacy, The Users’ and Justices’ Perspectives, ICCA Congress, Miami, April 2014
  • Battle of the Fora, American Bar Association, International Section, April 2014
  • Use of Arbitration and Mediation for Energy Disputes, Energy Bar Association April 2014
  • Discovery in Arbitration, American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, April 2014
  • Ethical Issues in Arbitration, American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, April 2014
  • Making it Work “How Experienced Arbitrators Resolve Challenging Issues”, New York State Bar Association,
  • January 2014 International Arbitration: Trends and Opportunities, NY City Bar Association, January 2014
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, November 2013
  • Symposium on International Commercial Arbitration, session moderator, London Court of International Arbitration, October 2013
  • ICDR International Symposia in Advanced Case Management Issues, served as the session co-trainer, Boston, October 2013
  • Leveling the Playing Field and Curbing Guerrilla Tactics; New IBA Ethics Guidelines: College of Commercial Arbitrators, October 2013
  • Ethical issues in Mediation, New York State Bar Association, October 2013
  • Essentials for Efficient Dispute Resolution, 8th Annual ICC NY Conference, Sept. 2013
  • Ethics and Arbitration, XII CBAr Int’l Arbitration Congress, São Paulo, Sept. 2013
  • Commercial Arbitration Training, New York State Bar Association, June 2012
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, June. 2013
  • Developments in Arbitration Law, webinar, American Arbitration Association, April 2013
  • Best Commercial Arbitration Practices, ABA Dispute Resolution Section, April 2013
  • Arbitrator Judgment – Can Neuroscience and Psychology Help Us Improve? ABA Dispute Resolution Section, April 2013
  • Cross Cultural Mediation in Action: Exploring The Challenges of Using ADR in International Arbitration,
    ABA International Section, April, 2013
  • Willem C. Vis Moot East- Judge of Final Round, Hong Kong, March 2013
  • Essential Skills for the New Mediator, American Arbitration Association, February 2013
  • Hot Topics in Arbitration and Lessons for the Future, NYSBA Bar Association, January 2013
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, Dec. 2012
  • Approaches to Arbitration Across the Ages, Young ICCA, ICDR Young & International and ICC Young Arbitrators Forum,
    November 2012
  • After the Flood: Climate Change Adaptation in New York City, NYC Bar Association, Nov. 2012
  • Decision Making by Arbitrators; How Can we Improve, College of Commercial Arbitrators, October 2012
  • Mastering the Unconscious: Suggestions for Arbitrators, NYS Bar Association, October, 2012
  • Conversations with the World’s Leading Arbitrators; American Bar Association, Section of International Law, October 2012
  • Current Trends and Career Development in ADR, New York County Lawyer’s Association October, 2012
  • Grappling With U.S. Supreme Court’s Blockbuster Arbitration Cases, Business Law Section, American Bar Association, August 2012
  • Busting Arbitration Myths, Dispute Resolution Section, American Bar Association, August 2012
  • Commercial Arbitration Training Faculty, New York State Bar Association, July 2012
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices Faculty, American Arbitration Association, June 2012
  • The Potential for Using Arbitration in Cross-Border Bankruptcy Disputes, Fordham International Arbitration and Mediation Conference, April 2012
  • Heightened Competition in the Arbitral Venue Sweepstakes: A U.S. Response to the Challenge?, American Bar Association, April 2012
  • Myth Busting: Arbitration Perceptions, Realities and Impacts, American Bar Association, April 2012
  • The Federal Arbitration Act: In Need of a Tune-up or Better Left Alone?, Atlanta International Arbitration Society, April 2012
  • Practical Tips from Leading Arbitrators, International Arbitration 2012, Practicing Law Institute, March 2012
  • Belt Tightening in the Pre-Hearing Conference, American Arbitration Association, March 2012
  • Using Mediation Concurrent with Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, February 2012
  • One-Click Conflicts? – Ethical Conundrums for the Digital Age, New York State Bar Association, January 2012
  • We Have Met the Enemy and It Is Us, Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, January 2012
  • What Will This Fight Cost? Mediation vs. Arbitration vs. Litigation, session at Law, Justice and Development Week, World Bank, IFC, MIGA and ICSID, November 2011
  • Judicial Review of ADR Processes: What Makes Sense, Fordham Law School, Nov. 2011
  • Venue in International Arbitration, DLA Piper, November 2011
  • Mediation Processes as Strategic Tools for Arbitration Counsel, International Bar Association, November 2011
  • Update: U.S. Arbitration Law, ABA International Section, October 2011
  • Social Media: Issues for Arbitrators, College of Commercial Arbitrators, October 2011
  • Do Neutrals Really Care About the Law, PLI Securities Arbitration, August 2011
  • Cross-Border ADR: Designing the Optimal process — Practical and Ethical Considerations in Designing Processes for your Clients, American Bar Association, August 2011
  • Counsel Style and its Affect in International Arbitration, ABA August 2011
  • Arbitrators and Attorneys Shouldn’t Lie and other Ethical Quandaries, Georgia Bar Arbitration Institute, August 2011
  • Do Neutrals Really Care About the Law, PLI Securities Arbitration, August 2011
  • U.S. Mediation and Arbitration Overview, International Judicial Research and Training Program for the Brazilian Judiciary, Fordham Law School, June 2011
  • Commercial Arbitration Training, New York State Bar Association, June 2011
  • Third Party Funding of Arbitration Claims: the Newest, New New Thing, New York State Bar Association and Fordham Law School, June 2011
  • Effective Advocacy in Mediation, Erie County Bar Association, June 2011
  • Saving Time and Lowering Costs – What are the options that can really be accomplished? International Bar Association and International Centre for Dispute Resolution, June 2011
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, June 2011
  • Reporting on The NYSBA Task Force on New York Law in International Matters, New York City Bar Association, May 2011
  • What are the Limits? Ethics in Alternative Dispute Resolution for Arbitrators, Mediators and Counsel, Joint program American and Israeli Bar Associations, May 2011
  • Combating Intellectual Property Infringement Across Borders- Alternative Dispute Resolutions, Joint program American and Israeli Bar Associations, May 201
  • Women in International Law, New York City Bar Association, May 2011
  • Alternative Mediation Procedures: Just Because We Can, Should We?, American Arbitration Association, Construction Conference, April 2011
  • Ethics in Arbitration, American Bar Association, April 2011
  • Muscular Arbitration: Trimming the Fat out of Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, March 2011
  • Med- Arb and the Future, Association for Conflict Resolution – Greater New York Chapter, Inc. February 2011
  • Protocols for Expeditious, Cost-Effective Commercial Arbitration from the National Summit on Business-to-Business Arbitration, American Bar Association, February 2011
  • The Benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution for Resolving Municipal Disputes, Association of Towns, February 2011
  • The Supreme Court and Recent Arbitration Jurisprudence: Where are we headed? Fordham Law
    School, January 2011
  • Promoting Settlement from Within Arbitration – Ethical and Practical Issues, New York State Bar Association, January 2011
  • Legislative and other U.S. Arbitration Developments, U.S. Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law Conference, October 2010
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, November 2010
  • Cross Cultural Mediation Forum, AAA/ICDR meeting, November 2010
  • ADR for the Energy Sector, Cardozo Law School, November 2010
  • Guerrilla Tactics in Arbitration, ICC Austria, November 2010
  • World Café – Mediation Issues, International Bar Association, October 2010
  • Arbitration Conundrums – Dealing with the Difficult Issues: College of Commercial Arbitrators, October 2010
  • Drafting the ADR Clause, Fordham Law School, October 2010
  • How to Maximize Results in Mediation and Arbitration (focus on Art and Entertainment), New York State Bar Association, October 2010
  • Practicing Law in a Fishbowl – The New Reality of Engaging the Public in Environmental Decision Making, American Bar Association, August 2010
  • Supreme Court Arbitration Update, Jackson v. Rent-A-Center Raises Unconscionability Challenges: Who Decides What, the Court of the Arbitrator, and Why Does it Matter, American Bar Association.
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Asbitration Association, June 2010
  • Litigation v. Arbitration in International Business Disputes, American Bar Association, April 2010
  • Managing Your First Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, April 2010
  • Recalibrating the BIT (Bilateral Investment Treaty): Are Changes Needed?, Institute for Transnational Law and the American Society of International Law, March 2010
  • Girding Up for Disputes in Evolving Areas of the Law: Renewable Energy and Climate Change, American Bar Association, March 2010
  • In the Eye of the Storm: Effectively Resolving Emerging Climate CHange Disputes, American Bar Association, February 2010
  • Discovery v. Privacy in International Arbitration, New York State Bar Association, forthcoming January 2010
  • Arbitration Fundamentals and Best Practices, American Arbitration Association, December 2009
  • The Arbitration Fairness Act, College of Commercial Arbitrators, November 2009
  • Effective Legal Strategies to Resolve Environmental Disputes, Pace Law School, Nov. 2009
  • The Relationship between Culture and Disputing Processes, Fordham Law School, Nov. 2009
  • Practical and Ethical Considerations of Med-Arb and Arb-Med, American Bar Association, November 2009
  • Drafting the Arbitration Clause, New York State Bar Association, October 2009
  • Managing Your First Arbitration, College of Commercial Arbitrators/ AAA/JAMS, Sept. 2009
  • Community Engagement for Climate Change, Association for Conflict Resolution, June 2009 Mediation in the Context of Arbitration, Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation, June 2009
  • The Future of Investor State Dispute Mediation, Association for Conflict Resolution, June 2009
  • Mediation of Investor State Disputes, Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation, June 2009
  • Arbitration Fairness: Reconciling International and Domestic Concerns, ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, April 2009
  • New Developments in Arbitration: Recent cases, new consumer protocols, and international happenings, New York State Bar Association, Annual Meeting, January 2009
  • Navigating the Waters of Recent Federal Arbitration Legislation, CPR Annual Meeting, January 2009
  • Avoiding the Ethical Pitfalls in Arbitration, Energy Bar Association, Annual Meeting, November 2008
  • Arbitration: Ask & Answer, Pre-hearing Issues and Discovery, American Arbitration Association and Fordham Law School, October 2008
  • Energy Charter Treaty Arbitrations against Sovereign States, WestLaw webinar, September 2008
  • Enforcing Mediation Settlement Agreements, WestLaw webinar , September 2008
  • The Final Step: Enforcing the Mediation Settlement Agreement, Fordham Law School Conference on International Arbitration and Mediation, June 2008
  • The Energy Charter Treaty, ABA International Section Annual Meeting, April 2008
  • The U.S. Fairness in Arbitration Act Bills, CPR Employment Committee, December 2007
  • Practical Tips and Developments in Mediation, CPR Franchise Committee, October 2007
  • Energy Charter Treaty: History and Potential, American Branch of the International Law Association Oct. 2007