David S. Ross, Esq. is a mediator with JAMS, where he has worked as a neutral for nearly 30 years. He has successfully resolved thousands of complex two-party and multi-party cases -- including multiple class actions -- and regularly handles high profile cases involving celebrities, politicians and CEO’s of large corporations. Mr. Ross focuses on discrimination and sexual harassment disputes as well as a wide array of business-related cases including breach of contract, defamation, partnership dissolution, tortious interference, legal malpractice and fraud. His mediation career has been featured in The New York Law Journal and The National Law Journal. He teaches Basic and Advanced negotiation courses at Columbia University Law School and he recently completed The Negotiation Master Class at Harvard Law School (2018).
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Annoy the Mediator at Your Own Risk: Negotiation Tactics and Missteps to Avoid, Part 2
In this post, I explore more aggravating, and avoidable, behaviors that may upset or undermine the mediator and the mediation process.
Annoy the Mediator at Your Own Risk: Negotiation Tactics and Missteps to Avoid
Rule number one in any mediation? Don’t tick off the mediator.
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Today’s post explores how best to present yourself in a virtual mediation.
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Today’s post explores the role of body language in virtual or remote mediations, where mediators see participants in a box and on a screen as opposed to in a chair and in person.