Whether a dispute concerns a business contract, relationship or potential liability, an organization’s decision-making about how to respond to or resolve a dispute depends on its unique circumstances, including its culture, business interests and expectations for the future. For over 20 years as an attorney and since 2003 as a neutral, Deborah Haude has worked with businesses, ranging from small family held concerns to Fortune 100 companies.
As a mediator, she has worked with large and small organizations—both U.S.‐based and international—to identify priorities and generate options to reach pragmatic solutions. As an arbitrator, Ms. Haude manages the process, works hard to understand the arguments, relevant evidence and law, and makes timely decisions.
- Mediated complex multi-party commercial dispute with multiple claims involving financing of facilities and equipment
- Mediated creative solutions to separations of Executive Directors, involving multiple members of not-for-profit boards, and of principal from highly visible professional firm
- Mediated gender and regulatory claims of banking industry employee, including meeting separately with committee of the board
- Co-mediated construction-related disputes, including complex multi-party dispute involving contractor, subcontractors, multiple insurers and condominium association
- Co-mediated intellectual property claims involving bankruptcy issues
Arbitrated executive employment agreement action in automotive-related industry
Arbitrated claims of former partner in large professional organization alleging that retirement was involuntary and in violation of partnership agreement and age discrimination laws
Arbitrator in numerous cases involving bonus and compensation issues in the accounting, consulting, defense, and financial services industries
Arbitrated interim relief in portion of multi-party unfair competition action
Arbitrator in numerous cases involving credit cards, including unpaid balances, loan interest issues, and alleged torts and fair credit statute violations