CPR Commercial Arbitration Skills Training

December 3rd from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Baker & McKenzie LLP, New York

This training is designed to address advanced issues in arbitration from the perspectives of arbitrators and counsel, including litigators and in-house counsel.  We will examine in depth some of the most challenging issues that come up on a recurrent basis. This training should be helpful to neutrals and counsel who have had some experience in conducting arbitrations, but would like to take their expertise to the next level.

In addition to reviewing the basics as to the effective conducting of arbitrations as counsel and arbitrators, this advanced training will focus in depth on such recurrent and challenging topics as the following: Big Questions, Specialized Questions that Can Make a Difference, Key Administrative Issues, Particularly Tricky Situations and Soft Law. A more detailed list of topics as well as agenda of event can be found in the SIDEBAR.



The distinguished panel of professionals for this training include members with thousands of hours of experience as arbitrators and counsel – who will be available to brainstorm all arbitration issues of concern to arbitration practitioners.

Charles J Moxley Jr | Independent Arbitrator and Mediator | BIO
Edna Sussman | Independent Arbitrator and Mediator | BIO
James H CarterSenior Counsel, WilmerHale | BIO
Lawrence W NewmanOf Counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP | BIO
Nancy M TheveninGeneral Counsel, USCIB | BIO
Noah J HanftPresident, CEO, CPR; Prior General Counsel, MasterCard | BIO

Arbitration can be an extraordinarily effective and beneficial alternative to court-based litigation, but only to the extent the participants avail themselves of contemporary arbitration Best Practices.  This training will facilitate participants’ access to and facility with such Practices.

For litigators and in-house counsel, the premise of this training is that representing clients in arbitrations is fundamentally different from doing so in court-based cases.   For arbitrators, understanding these differences is fundamental to delivering a process that delivers on the promise of arbitrations–––and attracts counsel and arbitrator back to the arbitrators in further cases.

Cost: US $995.00

Payment can only be made in US Dollars.

To Register, please contact Chris Silva at csilva@cpradr.org.

Please note we reserve the right to cancel for low enrollment.



This course is non-transitional, appropriate for experienced attorneys and will offer 8.5 NY CLE Credits (7.5 Skills and 1 Ethics). The CPR Institute has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. CPR is a nonprofit organization. Under financial hardship guidelines, at its discretion, CPR may waive the fee for attorneys who demonstrate that they are not currently employed (not retirees). CPR may also provide a special discounted price to attorneys, full time judges and administrative law judges practicing in the nonprofit and public sectors full time. Unless otherwise specified in your confirmation or training description, you may cancel up to five (5) days prior to the scheduled training day to receive a full refund - less a $250 processing fee. After that time, your refund is forfeited. Substitutions are freely accepted (i.e., you can send someone else from your organization as a substitute). CPR reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment. Email info@cpradr.org for more information.