Seminar Will Discuss International Mediation

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 00:00

JAMS and Law Seminars International next month have scheduled a seminar titled International Mediation.

The program, designed to help attorneys prepare for the explosive increase in international legal disputes, will take place on Friday, September 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York City. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The program's discussion topics will include:

  • Introduction and Overview: What Lawyers Need to Know About Mediating International Disputes;
  • What Lawyers, Corporate Managers and Mediators Need to Know to Be Effective in International Mediations;
  • Managing Global Mediation: General Counsel Discuss the Challenges of Managing International Disputes and Their Outside Counsel;
  • The program chair is Jay Welsh, vice president and general counsel, JAMS. Among the speakers are Robert B. Davidson, executive director of international practice, JAMS; Katherine Hope Gurun, general counsel, Bechtel Corporation; Eileen Carroll, deputy chief executive, Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and Richard Chernick, vice president and managing director, JAMS.

    For information on registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

    To register for the program, call (800) 854-8009 or visit