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<xTITLE>The Arbitration Conversation No. 39: Arbitrator Moti Mironi</xTITLE>

The Arbitration Conversation No. 39: Arbitrator Moti Mironi

by Mordehai Mironi, Amy Schmitz
December 2020

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Arbitrator Moti Mironi, Professor of Law at Haifa University and panel member of CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport), WIPO, Panel of Distinguished Mediators of the Center for Mediation and Law, Milan Chamber of Commerce, OSCE Mediation and Dialogue Expert Roster and on the arbitration roster of El Al Airlines.


Mordehai Mironi

Prof. Mironi is a special counsel to the firm specializing in: mediation, negotiation, A.D.R., arbitration and labor and employment law.


Prof. Mironi is Professor of Law (Full Professor) at Haifa University, Faculty of Law and Adjunct Professor at IDC. Formerly he was an Associate Professor at Tel Aviv University and Visiting Professor at Cornell University, USC Law School, the University of Alberta and Humboldt University as well as Visiting Researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (Berlin).


Before joining the firm in 2011 he was a name partner in two law firms: Holin, Bernzon, Mironi and Holin Mironi (1991-2003) and a special counsel at Goldfarb- Seligman (2004-2010). 


Prof. Mironi serves on the mediation panel of OSCE, WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sport) and Milan Chamber of Commerce and Mediation and Dialogue Expert Roster. He is a co-chair of the IMI Taskforce on Hybrid Techniques of Dispute Resolution. Formerly he was President, Israel’s Mediators Association and chair of the Israel Bar Association’s ADR Forum. Prof. Mironi serves as an arbitrator on the arbitration roster of El Al airlines and the nationwide agreement of the trucking industry.


Prof. Mironi has been involved as a mediator and arbitrator in international, business and sport disputes as well as major business and nationwide labor and public disputes, domestically. Among them: a dispute between war widows and the parents of the fallen soldiers, two nationwide doctors strikes in 2000 and in 2011, the negotiations over recovery agreements for the city of Jerusalem and the protracted land dispute between the Bedouin tribes (indigenous people) and the Israeli government.


Prof. Mironi’s published many books and articles in labor and employment law, A.D.R., mediation, arbitration and industrial and labor relations.

Professor Amy Schmitz joined the University of Missouri School of Law and the Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis, and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.  Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), AI, Data Analytics and the Law, Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force.  She serves on the Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee on Commercial and Consumer Law, was an External Scientific Fellow of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, and is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and ODR. Professor Schmitz has published over 50 articles in law journals and books, and a book, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection, with Colin Rule.