NYLS Wednesday Lunch Series: Conversations in Conflict Resolution

From FFOI F. Peter Philips:

We are pleased to announce the second series of this popular event.  Every other Wednesday, New York Law School hosts informal discussions with leaders in the fields of conflict avoidance, management, and resolution.  All sessions are free and will be held via Zoom at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

July 29, 2020

Michael McIlwrath, Associate General Counsel – Litigation for Baker Hughes General Electric, has devised arbitration and mediation procedures for disputes around the world. In our conversation he will reflect on some lessons he has learned over the years, and share some insights on how to ensure fairness, commercial efficiency, and procedural certainty in cross-border disputes and domestic ones, as well.  Click here to RSVP.

August 12, 2020

Jeremy Lack is an experienced international mediator who has taken a leadership position in studying the neurological aspects of conflict.  He will share some of his insights on how party behavior in the mediation room can be better understood when seen through the lens of instinctive brain responses.  Click here to RSVP.

August 26, 2020

Carol Pauli, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law.  Before training as an attorney and a mediator, Carol Pauli spent years as a reporter and news editor.  She will share the sometimes surprising, and always intriguing, links between conflict resolution and journalism.  Click here to RSVP.

September 9, 2020

Linda Fitz-Alan, Abu Dhabi Global Market.  The Abu Dhabi Global Market is an innovative and authoritative commercial and financial center in the United Arab Emigrates.  The Registrar and Chief Executive of ADGM Courts will explain its role as a financial institution, a dispute resolution center, and a convener of academic sophistication for the region.  Click here to RSVP.

September 23, 2020

Thomas Stipanowich, Professor of Law at Pepperdine University, is one of the most recognized authorities in the world on dispute resolution and, specifically, on arbitration.  He will share his insights into the current state of the law and practice of commercial arbitration, as well as the topic of his current academic inquiry: lessons on leadership derived from Abraham Lincoln.  Click here to RSVP.

F. Peter Phillips
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program

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