Straus Institute Conversation Series featuring Ken Feinberg (Video)

The Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution debuted a new “Conversation” series on November 14, 2011, as part of their 25th anniversary celebration. “Straus Presents: A Conversation with Ken Feinberg” featured one of the best-known figures in the field of alternative dispute resolution in a ninety-minute interview conducted by Straus Institute academic director and William H. Webster Chair Tom Stipanowich. The interview focused on Feinberg’s early involvement as special master mediating the Agent Orange cases and other mass tort claims, his role as special master of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and his current oversight of the Gulf Oil Spill Fund.

 

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Kenneth Feinberg

Ken Feinberg is among the best-known figures in the field of dispute resolution. He served as the Special Master of the U.S. government’s September 11th Victiim Compensation Fund (chronicled in his book What is Life Worth? (2005), a role in which he served pro bono for almost three years. He… MORE >

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