New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer

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    The New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer features peer-written substantive articles relating to the practice of dispute resolution on various topics including arbitration, mediation, and collaborative law. Also included are updates on case law and legislation, as well as Section activities. Edited by Edna Sussman, Esq., Laura A. Kaster, Esq. and Sherman Kahn, Esq. the New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer is published by the Dispute Resolution Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    FALL 2016


    Message from the Chair

    (Abigail Pessen)

    Message from the Co-Editors-in-Chief
    (Edna Sussman, Laura A. Kaster and Sherman Kahn)

    Ethical Compass
    The Power of Empathy

    (Professor Elayne E. Greenberg)

    Special Feature
    Transcript of the Inaugural Judith S. Kaye Arbitration Lecture

    (A Conversation with Gary Born)

    Arbitration
    Discourse and Dialogue: New York Attorneys Speak Candidly About the Arbitral Process, Large, Complex Cases, and the AAA

    (Rekha Rangachari and Jeffrey T. Zaino)

    Civility—and the Quaker History of Arbitration: An Interview with F. Peter Phillips
    (Interview by Laura A. Kaster)

    Mediation
    Court-Related Mediation—Early and Flexible Leads to Success

    (Jennifer Shack)

    Technology in Court-Annexed Mediation: Policy and Praxis
    (Dean W. M. Leslie)

    Transforming a Fractured Industry: Employing ADR Techniques to Improve Collaboration in the Construction Industry
    (Nancy Greenwald)

    International
    Counsel Ethics and the Choice of Arbitral Seat

    (Klaus Reichert SC)

    Istanbul Arbitration Centre Opens Its Doors
    (Ayça Aydin)

    The Court of Innovative Arbitration (COIA): An Attractive Alternative in International Arbitration
    (Dirk-Reiner Martens and Lucian Novacescu)

    Binding Mediation: A New Form of Amiable Composition
    (Joe Tirado)

    Book Reviews
    The Newest One-Stop Introduction to ICC Dispute Resolution: ICC Arbitration in Practice (2d ed.)

    (Reviewed by Victoria R. Orlowski)

    Negotiating the Nonnegotiable: How to Resolve Your Most Emotionally Charged Conflicts
    (Reviewed by Conna Weiner)

    Arbitration and Mediation
    New York Lawyers’ Practical Skills Series 2015-2016

    (Reviewed by Deborah Masucci)

    Case Notes
    Beverly v. Abbott Labs, 817 F.3d 328, 331-32 (7th Cir. 2016)—The Seventh Circuit Enforces Mediation Settlement Term Sheet

    (Laura A. Kaster)

    Geier v. M-Qube Inc., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 9640 (9th Cir. 2016)
    (Sherman Kahn)

    Sgouros v. TransUnion Corp., 817 F.3d 1029 (7th Cir. 2016)
    (Sherman Kahn)