David S. Ross, Esq. has conducted negotiation skills, basic and advanced mediation skills, mediation advocacy, conflict management, and other ADR training seminars and courses for thousands of lawyers and law students, human resource and corporate managers, federal judges, and other professionals.
He has trained lawyers for:
- The New York City Bar Association
- The Practicing Law Institute
- The American Corporate Counsel Association
- The United States Attorney General’s Office
- The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York
- Various law firms throughout the country
Mr. Ross has also conducted training sessions for many public and private organizations, including:
- United Airlines
- The McGraw-Hill Companies
- Cosmair (L'Oreal, Maybelline)
- American International Group, Inc. (AIG)
Mr. Ross serves as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University Law School where he teaches a course entitled Negotiation Theory and Skills. He has also taught courses or lectured on mediation and arbitration at New York University School of Law, Cornell University School of Labor/Industrial Relations, Brooklyn Law School, and Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School. He is a former member of the National ADR Training Faculty of Pepperdine University School of Law based in Malibu, California.
An active mediator for the past decade, Mr. Ross has successfully resolved hundreds of two-party and multi-party disputes. Recognized as one of the leading employment mediators in the country, he has mediated all types of employment cases -- including class actions -- with issues involving allegations of harassment and discrimination based on age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, and race. Mr. Ross also has experience resolving commercial, construction, environmental, franchise, partnership dissolution, personal injury, and securities cases.