Developments in Cross Border Mediation: Vital Guidance in a Changing Environment

Sponsored by JAMS International and New York Law Journal

Join the New York Law Journal and JAMS International for a comprehensive CLE event on cross-border mediation, followed by a complimentary cocktail reception.

3:30 – 4:45 p.m.:  Cross-Border Mediation:  What to Expect when your Mediation is Global:  An Inside Look from Around the World

Experienced international neutrals from JAMS International will provide the audience with an inside look at how mediation has developed in their home jurisdiction, and what parties need to know in crafting their clauses and choosing mediators. Moderated by former New York appellate justice Hon. Stephen G. Crane (Ret.) of JAMS.

5 – 6 p.m.: The Crown Versus the Colonies:  Things We Would Never Do in the UK that You Do in the U.S.:  Who Does It Better?

Join us for a lively debate on mediation styles and techniques in the UK and the U.S. This session will provide participants with an informative and entertaining overview of different techniques and cultural differences in mediation styles. Chaired by Jay Welsh, JAMS Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Panelists Include:

  • Iain Christie, MCIArb
  • Zela "Zee" G. Claiborne, Esq.
  • Robert B. Davidson, Esq
  • Joan C. Grafstein, Esq.
  • John W. Hinchey, Esq.
  • Gavin Kealey, QC
  • Jeremy Lack, Esq. 
  • Honorable Juan Ramirez, Jr. (Ret.)
  • Antonio Sanchez-Pedrño
  • Manon Schonewille
  • William Wood, QC

6 – 8 p.m.: Cocktail Reception

October 24, 2013
620 Eighth Avenue, 34th floor
New York, NY 10018

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For more information, please contact: Lorraine M. Brennan, Managing Director, JAMS International at

Featured People

Zela ''Zee'' G. Claiborne, Esq.
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Construction
  • Employment Law
  • Energy/Utility
  • Engineering and Construction
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International & Cross-Border
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Surety
Joan C. Grafstein, Esq., FCIArb
  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Business/Commercial
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Tort
  • Construction Defect
  • Education/Schools
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury/Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities
  • Training/Teaching