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ADR and Diversity Symposium

ADR and Diversity Symposium

Presented by the New York Law School Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program

CLE Diversity Webinar Credit: 2.5 Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias NY CLE Credits Available
This annual event will explore the reasons why, in a diverse economy driven by diverse participants, the practice of arbitration and mediation has been persistently homogenous. Participants will engage in break-out discussions to frame real-world recommendations on approaches that can accomplish the goal of ADR neutrals reflecting the diversity of the disputants with whom they work.

Program Speakers

Keynote: David A. Paterson | 55th Governor of New York
Moderator: Genesis Fisher | New York Law School; Diversity Fellow, JAMS
Featured Speaker: Deborah Enix-Ross | President Elect, American Bar Association
  • James Arturo Aliaga | Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Kabir Duggal | Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers
  • Rachel Gupta | ADR Inclusion Network; Diversity Fellow, JAMS
  • Lauren Jones | Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • Ann Lesser | AAA-ICDR Diversity Committee
  • Dana McGrath | ArbitralWomen
  • Rodney L. Pepe-Souvenir | Haitian American Lawyers Association
  • Rekha Rangachari | Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers
  • Joanne Saint Louis | JAMS
  • Hon. Shira Schindlin | Diversity Task Force, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
  • Jeff Zaino | American Arbitration Association

Co-Sponsored by AAA-ICDR and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor
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