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Chronological Listing of Presentations and Publications by Abigail Pessen

February 2001.   Lecture, Fordham Law School, Business Mediations.

April 2001.  ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Phila.  Panelist, “Update on ADR Developments in 2000.”

May 2001. Chair, NYSBA CLE program on representing clients in mediation, Rochester, NY and NY, NY.

August 2001.   Moderator, ABA Annual Meeting, Business Law Section forum, “Why the Microsoft Mediation Failed,” Chicago, IL.

Summer 2001.   Article, “Mediating Co-op Disputes,” NYCC Coordinator.

September 2001, Chapter, “Developments in ADR Law in 2000,” published in Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation 2000 (ABA).

January 2002.   Chair, NYSBA ADR Committee Annual Meeting, “Hot Topics in Arbitration and Mediation.”

March 2002.   Lecture, Cardozo Law School, Key Developments in  Arbitration.

April 2002.    ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Boston.  Panelist, “Update on ADR Developments in 2001.”   (two presentations).

June 2002.    New York University Law School Mediation Training Program.   Panelist, “Caucuses in Mediation.”

September 2002, Chapter, “Developments in ADR Law in 2001,” published in Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation 2001 (ABA).

February 2003.   Lecture, Cardozo Law School, “Hot Topics in Arbitration.”

March 2003.  Faculty/ Mediator for NYU School of Law, Lawyering Program.

April 2003.   ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting, Los Angeles.  Panelist, “Update on ADR Developments in 2002.”  

Chair and Moderator, “Xtreme Litigation:  Asbestos Claims Challenge the Legal System.”

May 2003.  Coach, NASD/SDNY Bankruptcy Court Mediation Training Program.

June 2003.   ABA Minority Lawyers Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.  Panelist, “Update on ADR Developments in 2002.”

June 2003.   Moderator, ACRGNY Workshop, “Viewer Discretion Advised:  Scenes from a Sex Harassment Mediation.”

June 2003.   Panelist, ABCNY Labor and Employment Law Committee Program on Mediation and Arbitration.

August 2003.  Chapter, “Developments in ADR Law in 2002,” published in Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation 2002 (ABA).

October 2003.  Judge, Cardozo Law School Negotiation Competition.

November 2003. Coach, ABCNY Mediation Training (w/ Prof. Carol Liebman).

January 2004. Program Co-Chair, NYSBA ADR Committee Annual Meeting.“Partnering with Clients, Advocates, and the Courts: Next Steps for ADR.”

January 2004.   Invited by Prof. Lela Love to serve as faculty/mediator for Mediation clinic exercise, Cardozo Law School.

April 2004. ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Seattle.  Presenter, "Developments in ADR Law in 2003."

April 2004. Moderator, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting Program:“Litigators Critique Neutrals.”

May 2004.  Association of the Bar of the City of New York CLE Program on Recent Developments in Employment Law.   Panelist, Employment Arbitration Developments.

August 2004.  Chapter, “Developments in ADR Law in 2003,” published in Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, 2004 Edition (ABA).

September 2004.   Presentation, American Arbitration Association, "Recent Case Law on Arbitration Awards."

January 2005.  Co-Chair, ADR Committee Annual Meeting, "ADR Ethics."

March 2005.  Presentation, Mediating ADA Disputes, ABCNY, Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities.

March 2005.   Panelist, ABCNY program on workplace conflicts.

April 2005.   Moderator, ABA Business Law Section program, "Arbitration: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."

April 2005.  Moderator, ABA Dispute Resolution Section program, "Behind Closed Doors:  Litigators Critique Neutrals."

April 2005.   Panelist, EEOC mediation training program.

June 2005.  Co-Presenter, ACRGNY Annual Conference, "Growing your mediation practice."

July 2005.  Trainer, NYS Supreme Court Commercial Div. Mediation Training Program.

November 2005.  Presenter, New York City Bar Association, "Recent Developments in Arbitration Law."

March 2006.   Panelist, mediation program, NYS Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.

April 2006.   Moderator, ABA Disppute Resolution Section Program, "What Litigators Want From Mediators."

May 2006.    Panelist, Cardozo Law School Forum on diversity in mediation. 

October 2007.  Panelist, NYC Bar Association, CLE Program, Mediating Disability Issues in Coops and Condos.

November 2007, Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn Law School:  court-annexed mediation.

January 2008, co-chair, NYSBA ADR Committee Annual Meeting: Recent Developments in Arbitration Law.

March 2008, Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn Law School: mediation.

April 2008, moderator, ABA Dispute Resolution Section Program, Seattle, WA:  litigators critique mediation techniques.

June 2008, Presenter: NYC Bar Association CLE Program, "How to Build a Commercial Mediation Practice."

Summer 2008, co-author, NYC Bar Association Committee on Legal Issues Affecting People with Disabilities, UN Treaty on Rights of Persons with Disabilities, nycbar.org.

November 2008, Moderator, NYSBA Labor and Employment Section Program on Employment Arbitration.

January 2009, Program Chair, NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting.

April 2009, Moderator, ABA Dispute Resolution Progam on commercial mediation.

October 2009, Panelist, "Preparing for Mediation," NYSBA DR Section Fall Meeting.

October 2009, Presenter, CLE Program, "Navigating the ADR Ethics Maze," NYSBA Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Section, ADR Committee.

October 2009, Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn Law School: mediation.

January 2010, Progarm Chair, NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting.

February, 2010, Presenter, Practicing Law Institute, "Overview of ADR."

March, 2010, Presenter, NYC Bar Association "Bridge the Gap," Overview of Arbitration.

March, 2010, Presenter, NY State Bar Association, "Bridging the Gap," Representing a Client in Mediation.

April, 2010, Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn Law School, Mediation.

April, 2010, Moderator, NY State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section CLE Webcast: Employment Arbitration Nuts and Bolts.

April, 2010, Faculty, American Arbitration Association Higginbotham Fellows Program, "Considerations for Advocates when preparing Demands for Arbitration."

Fall 2010, Article in Dispute Resolution Lawyer, "An Arbitration GPS."

December 2010, Presenter, Practicing Law Institute, "Overview of ADR."

January 2011, Moderator, NY State Bar Dispute Resolution Section Annual Meeting, "Hot Topics in Mediation."

February 2011, Presenter, Practicing Law Institute, "Overview of ADR."

February 2011, Panelist, ABA LEL ADR Committee CLE Program, "FINRA Arbitration."

March 2011, Speaker, American Arbitration Association CLE Program, "Arbitration Ethics."

July 2011, Speaker, AAA/NYSBA Arbitration Training.

February 2012, Speaker, AAA Webinar on arbitration ethics.

March 2012, Plenary Speaker, AAA training for neutrals.

April 2012, Speaker, ABA CLE program on FINRA arbitrations.

June 2012, Speaker, Preparing for Mediations.

July 2012, Speaker, AAA/NYSBA Arbitration Training intensive course.

January, 2013, Coach, Cardozo Law School Intensive Mediation Training course.




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