2008 Annual CPR Award Winners

 CPR's 26th Annual Awards recognizes innovative processes, techniques, systems, commitment and scholarship in the resolution, prevention and management of major disputes.  >Press Release


Category II - Professional Articles

Christos Ravanides, Arbitration Clauses In Public Company Charters: An Expansion Of The ADR Elysian Fields Or A Descent Into Hades, 18(4) Am. Rev. Int’l Arb. (2008)

Category III - Student Articles

Katherine Dirks, Note: Ethical Rules Of Conduct In The Settlement Of Mass Torts: A Proposal To Revise Rule 1.8 (G), 83 N.Y.U. Law Rev. 501 (2008)


Deepak Malhotra & Max H. Bazerman, Negotiation Genius: How To Overcome Obstacles And Achieve Brilliant Results At The Bargaining Table And Beyond,  Harvard Business School, Bantam Books, 2007 


Gary Friedman, Jack Himmelstein,
Challenging Conflict:  Mediation Through Understanding, ABA Section on Dispute Resolution/PON, 2008


Category VI - Short Articles (& Blog)

David Hoffman, Microsoft And Yahoo: Where Were The Mediators? They Help Countries And Couples. Why Not Businesses?, The Christian Science Monitor (May 12, 2008)

Honorable Mention:  Geoff Sharp, Mediator blah…blah…, Mediation webblog (2008)



2008 CPR Awards Judges

Marjorie Corman Aaron
University of Cincinnati College of Law

Harold I. Abramson

Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Ctr.

Terrill D. Albright
Baker & Daniels

Edward A. Dauer

University of Denver College of Law

James W. Durham
Durham Mediation & Arbitration

H. Jay Folberg
University of San Francisco School of Law

Walter G. Gans

c/o Kaye Scholer LLP

H. Roderic Heard
Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP

Ronald J. Hedges

Nixon Peabody LLP

Harold Hestnes


Lucy Katz

Dolan School of Business
Fairfield University

Lisa A. Kloppenberg
University of Dayton School of Law

Richard H. Kreindler
Shearman & Sterling LLP

William B. Leahy
Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP

Melanie Lewis
Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.

Carrie Menkel-Meadow
Georgetown Law Center

Edward D. Ohlbaum
Temple University Beasley

School of Law

Bennett G. Picker

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

Richard C. Reuben

University of Missouri School of Law

Elizabeth S. Stong

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court - Eastern District of New York

John Leo Wagner

Wagner Law Firm, P.C.

Irene C. Warshauer

Law Office of Irene C. Warshauer 

Jerome T. Wolf

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP