Arthur Pearlstein points out courts' tolerance of frivolity and suggests that litigants should have to pay for those delayed court processes. If that shift occurred, private dispute resolution providers could better compete with courts.
Arthur Pearlstein is a Professor of Law and former Director of the Werner Institute for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. Arthur was previously General Counsel and Director of Alternative Dispute Resolution and International Programs at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, an independent federal dispute resolution agency, in Washington, D.C. He earned a B.A. from Haverford College, a Masters in Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine Law School where he served as a Fellow, and his law degree from Harvard Law School. Arthur has years of experience as a lawyer, mediator and dispute resolution specialist as well as an extensive background in teaching and training overseas and in the U.S.