Arbitration Faculty Training/Speaking Engagements (Last 5 years only):

  • Panelist, “Getting Off on the Right Foot: How Effective Preliminary Hearings Ensure Efficiency and Economy”, Construction Superconference, Las Vegas, NV, December 4, 2017
  • Panelist, “International Arbitration in the Construction and Technology Sectors: Advantages Made-Challenges Ahead”, ICDR-AAA/ICC/ICSID 34th Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration, New York, NY, December 1, 2017
  • Panelist, “Modern Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas at Arbitration”, Construction Superconference, Las Vegas, NV, December 6, 2016
  • Panelist, “Design-Build/EPC Contracts: Legal and Practical Issues Encountered”, International Bar Association Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., September 20, 2016
  • Panelist, “International Construction and Infrastructure Projects; The Latest Conflict-Management Options”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 18, 2015
  • Panelist, Effective Advocacy and Management in Arbitration: The Efficient Hearing,” American Arbitration Association (AAA)’s Forum on the Construction Industry, April 2015
  • Panelist, “Retooling Arbitration for Mega Project Construction Claims”, Santa Monica, CA, March 2015 and Construction Superconference, Las Vegas, NV, December 2014
  • Faculty, “Construction Mediation and the User Experience: Pathways to Settlement and Satisfaction,” American Arbitration Association (AAA) Webinar, presented with Harold Coleman, November 20, 2014
  • Faculty, “Streamlining the Arbitration Process Through Innovative Methods of Handling Fact Witnesses, College of Commercial Arbitrators Annual Meeting, November 8, 2014
  • Faculty, “Streamlining the Arbitration Process Through Innovative Methods of Handling Fact Witnesses,”, College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA) Annual Meeting, Marina del Rey, CA, August 2014
  • Faculty, “Construction Mediation and the User Experience: Pathways to Settlement and Satisfaction,” Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America, presented with Harold Coleman, June 25, 2014
  • Panel Member, “What In-House Counsel Say About Arbitration: The Neutral’s Response”, Construction Superconference, San Francisco, CA., December 13, 2013
  • Panel Member, “Recent Construction Case Law Blitz,” Construction Superconference in San Francisco, CA, December 13, 2013
  • Panel Member, “Innovative Project-Related Business Solutions: Too Big to Fail: Success through Dispute Boards; Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO), August 6, 2013
  • Panel Member, “The Art of Attorney Advocacy in Complex Energy and Commercial Arbitration”, Energy Bar Association in cooperation with the CPR Energy Committee, Washington, D.C., June 7, 2013
  • Facilitator, “The Future of Dispute Boards in the Power Industry,” Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF) Conference, Miami, FL, September 2013
  • Faculty, “Using Experts Efficiently and Effectively in Arbitration”, American Arbitration Association Webinar presented with Stan Sklar, April 30, 2013
  • Panel Member, “Online Dispute Resolution”, 20th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, Seattle, Washington, March 29, 2013
  • Faculty, “Contractually Specified Alternative Dispute Resolution”, FIDIC Construction Conference, New York, NY 2012
  • Faculty, “Optimizing Your Client’s Construction Arbitration Hearing”, AAA Construction Conference, New York, NY, 2012
  • Faculty, “Building the Construction Arbitration Process to Optimize Its Advantages”, AAA neutrals conference, Scottsdale, AZ, 2012

Recent Articles on Alternative Dispute Resolution (Last 5 years):

  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Arbitrator Interviews and Dilemmas Not Often Considered”, Juris, American Journal of Construction Arbitration and ADR, Vol 1, Issue 1, October 2017
  • “Streamlining the Arbitration Process Through Innovative Methods of Handling Fact Witnesses”, IBA Construction Law International, Vol II, Issue 2, June 2016
  • “Is Construction Arbitration Ready for Online Dispute Resolution?” International Construction Law Review, Informa, Volume 30, Part 2, April 2013
  • “Engineering a Successful Negotiation,” Journal of Legal Affairs & Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, Volume 5, Number 1, February 2013
  • “Dispute Resolution Under FIDIC – The Parties’ Options,” co-authored with L Martinez and M Marra, Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) Journal, TDM 7 November 2012, transnational-dispute-management.com
  • “Using Experts Effectively and Efficiently in Arbitration,” Dispute Resolution Journal, American Arbitration Association, September/October 2012