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CPR Institute Adds General Electric Senior Executive To Its Board

The CPR Institute has named Jonathan P. Graham, Vice President of Litigation and Legal Policy, General Electric Company, to its Board of Directors.

“Jon is a recognized business leader and highly successful lawyer and problem solver.

We are delighted that he joining us,” said Thomas J. Stipanowich, CPR’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “He will be a powerful addition to our Board.”
Mr. Graham joined GE from Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, D.C., where he was a partner whose practice focused on commercial litigation, international disputes and criminal defense matters. While at Williams & Connolly, Mr. Graham litigated matters across many different areas from constitutional law and intellectual property to administrative law and securities law.

He is a graduate of Pitzer College and the University of Texas School of Law, where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Law Review. After graduation, he clerked for Judge Joseph Sneed of the United States Court of Appeals in San Francisco.

About International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute) CPR Institute is a pioneer and leader in the area of dispute resolution. In 2004, CPR received the highest ratings in alternative dispute resolution performance in a survey of General Counsel and their Deputies by Corporate Legal Times. Most recently, CPR in partnership with The China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) established the U.S.-China Business Mediation Center in New York and Beijing. CPR promotes excellence and innovation in public and private dispute resolution, and serves as a primary multinational resource for avoidance, management and resolution of business-related disputes. CPR’s wealth of intellectual property and published material has educated and motivated corporate counsel and law firms around the world toward an increased reliance on innovative and effective methods of problem solving. CPR’s proprietary Panel of outstanding arbitrators and mediators has provided resolutions in thousands of cases, with billions of dollars at issue, worldwide.

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