Symposium: ADR and Diversity

january 2023

thu26jan4:30 pmSymposium: ADR and Diversity

Event Details

This annual event explores the reasons why, in a diverse economy driven by diverse participants, the practice of arbitration and mediation has been persistently homogeneous. Participants will engage in breakout discussions 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.

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Time: 4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. EST

Location: Virtual


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

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


Deborah Enix-Ross, President, American Bar Association 


(Moderator) Genesis Fisher, Adjunct Professor, New York Law School

Anthony Crowell, Dean and President, New York Law School

William Johnston, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP

Ann Lesser, AAA-ICDR Diversity Committee

Andrea Schneider, Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Ellen Waldman, Senior Vice President, International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution

Jeffery T. Zaino, Vice President, American Arbitration Association