Training & Events


Event Information:

  • Thu

    CLE: Effective Representation in Mediation

    10:15 AM - 11:15 AMGrand Ballroom Salon A, Third Floor, FBA National Convention, New York Marriott Downtown

    Experienced mediator, Simeon H. Baum, President of Resolve Mediation Services, Inc. ( will moderate a panel of highly experienced Bar leaders and who draw on their experience as former Magistrate Judge now at JAMS (Hon. Frank Maas), longstanding icon of the ADR world (Dean John Feerick), renowned litigator and proponent of ADR (NY City Bar President John Kiernan of Debevoise), and experienced litigator and mediator (Paul Sarkozi, former NYSBA Commercial & Federal litigation Section Chair) to present advise to counsel on effective representation in mediation. Utilizing interactive panel discussion and dialogue with all attendees, this panel will present tips on mediator selection, the varieties of mediator types and orientations, mediation strategy, client preparation, conducting pre-mediation conferences, pre-mediation statements, the opening statement, conduct of joint session or caucuses, leverage, risk and transaction cost analysis, impasse breaking, deal analysis, closure, and overall negotiation theory and strategy.

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