CPR's 2022 Global Conference | Panel 1

Podcast & Video,

CPR 2022 Global Conference: Mediating Business Disputes Here, There, and Everywhere.

Panel 1: Early Mediation of Disputes: When, Why, and How?

Organized by the Y-ADR Steering Committee

Moderator: Rachel Gupta, Gupta Dispute Resolutions


  • Joan Stearns Johnsen, Neutral, Director at Institute for Dispute Resolution, The University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • Mushegh Manukyan, Mediation Specialist & Manager of the Mediation Unit at Ombudsman Office for United Nations Funds and Programmes
  • Justin Rassi, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Sara Koleilat-Aranjo, Al Tamimi & CO

Program*: This panel will focus on the use of mediation early on in the development of a dispute as a means of avoiding escalation and reaching an amicable resolution; the types of disputes/relationships in which early mediation may be particularly desirable; and the means, methods, and techniques involved in early mediation.

*Please note that CLE credits are no longer available for this program; viewing of these recordings is not eligible for CLE.