CPR Welcomes Anna Hershenberg as VP of Programs and Public Policy

NEW YORK – April 18, 2017 -- The International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), a global non-profit organization that advances dispute prevention and resolution practices and provides high quality solutions, welcomes Anna Hershenberg as its Vice President, Programs and Public Policy. Anna joins CPR from Herrick Feinstein LLP where she served as counsel in their litigation department, focusing on complex commercial litigation, employment-related matters and resolving business disputes through the use of alternative dispute resolution. In 2015, she was awarded the firm's Milton Mollen Pro Bono Award for her exemplary leadership in representing victims of domestic violence. 

Prior to joining Herrick, Anna served as a law clerk in the Eastern District of New York for the Honorable Kiyo A. Matsumoto and for the Honorable David G. Trager.  Anna began her legal career as a litigation associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.  A member of the New York and New Jersey state bars, Anna has authored numerous articles, including co-authoring “Why You Should Always Mediate,” NYSBA Inside, Winter 2015.  

“Anna is a seasoned litigator who throughout her career has demonstrated a clear understanding of the importance of approaching business disputes with a solution orientation,” said Noah Hanft, President & CEO of CPR. “We are pleased to welcome her as our new Vice President of Programs and Public Policy.”

About CPR: CPR is an independent nonprofit organization that, for 40 years, has helped global businesses prevent and resolve commercial disputes effectively and efficiently. Our membership consists of top corporations and law firms, academic and government institutions, and leading mediators and arbitrators around the world. CPR is unique as: (1) a thought leader, driving a global dispute resolution culture; (2) a developer of cutting-edge tools and resources, powered by the collective innovation of its membership; and (3) an ADR provider offering innovative, practical arbitration rules, mediation and other dispute resolution procedures, and neutrals worldwide. For more information, please visit www.cpradr.org.