Professional Activities

Committed to professionalism, I am deeply involved with multiple professional organizations. I have held or currently hold the following leadership positions:

Leadership Positions

  • Association of Attorney Mediators
    • Board of Directors (National Association) (2022 – present)
    • Executive Committee, Illinois Chapter (2017 – 2023)
  • American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair – Dispute Resolution Section, International Committee (2023 – Present)
    • Chair – Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Dispute Resolution Committee (2018 – 2019)
    • Chair-Elect – Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Dispute Resolution Committee (2017 – 2018)
    • Vice-Chair – Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Dispute Resolution Committee (2016 – 2017)
    • Vice-Chair – International Law Section, International Litigation Committee, (2016)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    • Chairperson, Board of Directors, North America Branch (2018 – 2019)
    • Vice Chair – Training, Board of Directors, North America Branch (2016 – 2017; 2019-2021)
    • Board of Directors, North America Branch (2015 – 2023)
    • FCIArb Qualification Programs, Program Director (2019 – Present)
  • InterNational Academy of Dispute Resolution
    • Board of Directors (2015 – 2018)

Professional Organizations

  • Academy of Court-Appointed Neutrals
  • ADR Institute of Canada
  • ADR Institute of Ontario
  • ADR Institute of Alberta
  • American Arbitration Association
    • Arbitration Panel of Neutrals:
      • Large / Complex Commercial Disputes
      • Joint Ventures
      • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • General Commercial
  • Mediation Panel of Neutrals:
    • Master Mediator Panel
    • General Commercial
  • American Bar Association
    • Co-Chair – Dispute Resolution Section, International Committee (2023 – Present)
    • Chair – Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Dispute Resolution Committee (2018 – 2019)
    • Vice-Chair – International Law Section, International Litigation Committee (2016)
    • Section Memberships:  Business Law Section; Section of Dispute Resolution (Arbitration and Mediation Committees); Section of Litigation (ADR / Settlement, Corporate Counsel and Legal Ethics Committees)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
    • Panel of Neutrals
  • Association of Attorney Mediators
    • Board of Directors (2023 – present)
    • Executive Committee, Illinois Chapter (2019 – 2022)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    • Chairperson North America Branch (2018 – 2019)
    • Vice Chair – Training (2016 – 2018; 2019 – 2023)
    • Board of Directors, North America Branch (2015 – 2023)
  • International Center for Dispute Resolution
    • Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators
  • International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)
    • Panel of Distinguished Neutrals (Arbitrators and Mediators)
    • Real Estate
    • Insurance Policy Holder Coverage
    • General Commercial
  • National Association of Corporate Directors
    • Board Leadership Fellow (2011)

 

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