ADR and Diversity Symposium

January 2022

thu27jan4:30 pmthu7:00 pmADR and Diversity Symposium

Event Details

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 homogeneous. Participants will seek 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.

David A. Paterson, 55th Governor of New York

(Moderator) Genesis Fisher, New York Law School
(Featured) Deborah Enix-Ross, President-Elect, American Bar Association
James Arturo Aliaga, Hispanic National Bar Association, Region II
Kabir Duggal, Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers
Rachel Gupta, ADR Inclusion Network
Lauren A. Jones, Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Ann Lesser, AAA-ICDR Diversity Committee
Dana MacGrath, ArbitralWomen
Thomas J. Maroney, Defense Research Institute (DRI) ADR Committee Chair
Rodney L. Pepe-Souvenir, Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York
Joanne Saint Louis, JAMS
Hon. Shira Schindlin, Co-Chair, Diversity Task Force, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution
Jeff Zaino, American Arbitration Association

January 27, 2022

4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. EST


This event is free of charge and will take place online via Zoom. Registrants will be sent a link closer to the event date.

2.5 credits in Diversity, Inclusion, and Elimination of Bias (NY transitional and nontransitional) 

Free of Charge