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AABANY Co-Sponsors: Mediation Week JAMS New York – Best Practices in Employment Mediation CLE
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When: 10/15/2014
6:00 PM until 7:30 PM
Where: JAMS New York Resolution Center
620 Eighth Ave,
34th Floor
New York City, New York  10018
United States

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The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution has designated the third week of October as the time to promote and celebrate peaceful conflict resolution practices worldwide.

JAMS New York is set to offer the following program to promote Mediation Week. We are pleased to have the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) and the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) as official sponsors of our program.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
CLE: 1.5 Areas of Professional Practice Credit
Time6:00 – 7:30 PM, Networking Reception to follow

Best Practices in Employment Mediation 

In this important program, a panel of employment mediation experts will provide powerful practice tools to advocates who are ready to better prepare, present and negotiate during a mediation session.
Topics to be discussed include:

  • Recognizing the Unique Dynamics of Employment Mediations
  • Employment Cases Ripe for Mediation – e.g., wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, ADA matters
  • How to Prepare a Case for Mediation
  • The Mediation Session
  • Effective Negotiation
  • Using the Mediator to Your Best Advantage
  • Getting Beyond Impasse
  • What You Need to Consider if a Case Doesn’t Settle


  • Hon. Ariel E. Belen, JAMS


  • Jyotin Hamid, Esq., Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • Douglas H. Wigdor, Esq., Partner, WIGDOR LLP
  • Jane H. Kauh, Vice President & Senior Legal Counsel, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.
  • Karen Yau, Esq., Mediator, EEOC

JAMSNew York Resolution Center
620 Eighth Ave., 34th Floor
New York, NY 10018
212.751.2700 Phone
212.751.4099 Fax

Meredith Stockman or 212.607.2760

JAMS is proud to co-sponsor this event with: