NYSBA:Winning With ADR: Strategies To Successfully Leverage Tools

Dispute Resolution / Litigation & Arbitration

Bridging the Cross Cultural Divide in Mediation, Monday, October 20, 2014

Speaker: Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Speaker: Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Panelists in this session will roleplay key parts of a mediation starting with selection of the mediator, pre-mediation planning, and use of joint/private caucuses. The panelists will emphasize how the culture of the parties, counsel and the mediator impacts decisions in the mediation from the viewpoint of Europe, Asia, and the U.S.

Moderator: Deborah Masucci, Esq., Chair of the International Mediation Institute and Masucci Dispute Management and Resolution Services


James Rhodes, Esq., Attorney, Arbitrator and Mediator
Robert Davidson, Esq., JAMS The Resolution Experts
Edna Sussman, Esq., Sussman ADR LLC
Jack P. Levin, Esq., Arbitrator and Mediator
Laurent Dies, Esq., Mediator and Attorney at law
Carolyn E. Hansen, Esq., Attorney, Mediator & Arbitrator
Dominique Brown-Berset, Brown & Page, Geneva, Switzerland
Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz, Graf & Pitkowitz - Vienna, Austria



Dr. Nikolaus Pitkowitz

M.B.L.-HSG Partner