NYSBA: Winning With ADR: Strategies To Successfully Leverage Tools

Konfliktlösung / Prozesse & Schiedsverfahren

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

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