archive-org.com » ORG » M » MWI.ORG

Total: 314

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Madigan Franchise bio - MWI
    groups and citizen advocacy groups During her career Denise has mediated cases involving issues in both the public and private sectors including manufacturer dealer distributor franchiser franchisee employment intellectual property unfair competition commercial contracts licensing construction defect discrimination and product liability For over twenty years Denise has designed and taught courses in negotiation mediation and ADR for law firms Fortune 500 companies insurance companies trade associations government entities and courts nationwide She has also taught mediation at City University of Hong Kong School of Law California Judicial Education and Research CJER and at Hong Kong University She has been admitted to the California active New York Massachusetts and Washington DC bars and has clerked at major commercial law firms overseas in Sydney and Tokyo as well Representative Matters Over the past 20 years Denise has mediated a wide range of cases The following is just a sampling Bankruptcy of a major national retailer involving hundreds of millions of dollars Commercial contract disputes involving the provision of computer hardware and software systems A 200 million settlement between a large transportation agency and its primary contractor related to liability surrounding one of the most serious train accidents in California history Settlement approved by the federal court 25 wrongful death and personal injury cases arising out of a single massive accident totaling in excess of 25 million The reorganization of operations and assets worth over one billion dollars among thirty utility cooperatives Shareholder directors suit involving medical computer technology that was among the most sophisticated in its market Patent infringement dispute involving high tech and major entertainment companies Multi party trade dress false advertising dispute involving millions of dollars in disputed revenues damages Complex family business disputes involving enterprises worth over tens of millions of dollars Superfund CERCLA allocation dispute involving over thirty municipal and industry PRP s Will contest involving complex family and business issues in an estate worth tens of millions of dollars A wide range of injury cases under the Federal Employers Labor Act FELA Insurance coverage disputes under a variety of policies and under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act ERISA The U S Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the U S Resolution Trust Corporation USFDIC RTC suits against Boards of Directors related to failed savings and loan entities Reimbursement disputes between insurance companies and major healthcare providers Employment disputes both pre litigation and in litigation and both union and non union settings Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Distinguished Fellow International Academy of Mediators Mediation Committee Center for Public Resources Best Lawyers in America SuperLawyers Southern California Hollywood Reporter Power Mediator Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted Denise Madigan is part of the Visiting Faculty at Shantou University in Shantou China where she has been teaching mediation the past three years Prior to that Denise spent several years teaching mediation at City University of Hong Kong School of Law and later at Hong Kong University School of Law Denise is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at Pepperdine Law School

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/madigan-franchise-bio.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Silverberg Franchise bio - MWI
    construction matters intellectual property retirement plans personal injuries massive torts oil and gas international transactions real estate bankruptcy family disputes medical legal and other professional malpractice probates and estates federal and state taxes disputes involving city county state and federal governments among other issues Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Bud Silverberg is a Past President of the Association of Attorney Mediators He is the recipient of the American Arbitration Association s Steve Brutsche Award for professional excellence in dispute resolution and is the joint recipient with his wife Rena Silverberg of the Justice Frank G Evans Award presented by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the State Bar of Texas Bud has been named by Texas Monthly as one of the Texas Super Lawyers for each year since 2003 He has also been selected by Best lawyers in America as one of the Best Lawyers in America for each year since 2008 Bud was Chairman of a special State Bar of Texas committee to prepare a plan and pilot program for mediating grievances against Texas attorneys He is a former member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee to the Federal District Courts for the Northern District of Texas the Supreme Court of Texas Advisory Committee on Court Annexed Mediations and the State Bar of Texas Task Force on Mediator Quality and Credentialing Bud is a member of the American Bar Association the State Bar of Texas ADR Section and former member of its governing Council and the Dallas Bar Association ADR Section and past Chairman of Ethics Subcommittee He is also a member of the Association of Attorney mediators the Texas Association of Mediators and the International Academy of Mediators Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted Bud Silverberg is an adjunct professor teaching Alternative Dispute Resolution at Southern Methodist

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/silverberg-franchise-bio.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Stamatelos Franchise bio - MWI
    country Through a grant from the State Justice Institute in Alexandria Virginia she went around the state of Iowa educating courts and judges in effective settlement techniques and mediation She conducted two statewide trainings for Iowa Judges in settlement techniques and also led similar judicial workshops in Arizona and California She mediates cases around the country in all types of areas including civil business family employment and franchise disability accessibility and she is a member of the panel of mediators set up through the Department of Justice Americans With Disabilities Act She also facilitates meetings between groups and organizations Representative Matters Alleged breach of franchise agreements or proposed franchise terminations with national franchising companies Disputes between national distributor and owners of distributorships throughout the country involving hundreds of thousands of dollars in controversy Allegations of violations of Americans With Disabilities Act by persons with disabilities against national companies and with small private businesses Meeting facilitation between not for profit organizations with similar mission statements resulting in friction pertaining to RFPs solicitation of funds public distinction of the groups and potential collaboration vs competition for resources Family law disputes of all types involving high levels of conflict surrounding parenting custody child support contempt of court allegations Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Award for Outstanding Contribution to ADR in Arizona Arizona Dispute Resolution Association Americans with Disabilities Act Mediation Panel Department of Justice Bar Admissions Iowa 1982 Texas 1983 license in Texas no longer maintained Professional Associations and Memberships American Academy of ADR Attorneys Association of Conflict Resolution International Academy of Collaborative Professionals Women in Mediation Iowa Association of Mediators Iowa Bar Association Polk County Bar Association Public Service Activities Polk County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Volunteer Attorney and Mediator Des Moines Public Schools Success Program Mentor to At Risk Students

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/stamatelos-franchise-bio.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Leif Clark Bio | Leif Clark - MWI
    in legal practices that is invaluable for mediating cross border disputes As a Judge he has authored over 300 decisions which have greatly contributed to the evolution and development of bankruptcy law including Greystone III Joint Venture AGE Refining and Premier General Holdings Additionally Judge Clark contributes to a monthly column in ABI Journal in which he offers a judicial perspective on legal issues Judge Clark was director of the American Bankruptcy Institute and helped develop the Endowment Committee for bankruptcy research of which he has served as Chair Representative Matters Mediated for 20 years numerous disputes involving heath care ranching licensing franchise senior living centers oil and gas offshore drilling companies and shipping Many of these disputes involved claims in excess of 200 million Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Member formerly officer member of the Board Chair of Endowment Committee member of Executive Committee American Bankruptcy Institute Member American College of Bankruptcy Member INSOL International the International Insolvency Institute Member former Member of Executive Committee and Committee Chair National Bankruptcy Conference Member National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Endowment Committee 2006 2011 Member U S Delegation United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Working Group V Insolvency 2005 present Member Texas Bar Association 1980 present Publications Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted Contributing author Collier 16th ed Vol 1 Ch 13 Cross Border Insolvency Jurisdiction and Administration Contributing editor Norton Bankruptcy Law Practice 3rd Ed Sacred Cows How to Care for Secured Creditors Rights in Cross Border Bankruptcies 46 Tex International L J 513 Symposium Issue 2010 The Responsible Borrower Protection Bankruptcy Act A not so responsible effort at protecting borrowers Univ of Memphis Law Review April 1998 ABI Southwestern Conference 2012 ABI Georgetown Conference 2000 2010 2012 Norton Bankruptcy Institutes Park City Las Vegas Jackson Hole 1996 2012 Association of

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/leif-clark-bankruptcy-mediator.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Frank Conrad Bio | Judge Conrad - MWI
    negotiating several collective bargaining agreements He wrote Bankruptcy Litigation a chapter in a book published in the Fall of 2001 Bankruptcy Tax Issues Under the Code Changes in 2005 he co authored Cross Border Bankruptcy Update Do United States Bankruptcy Courts Have the Final Say in 2008 and he was a contributing editor for a bankruptcy treatise from 1994 until 2004 Frank has been a fire fighter emergency medical technician and fire and EMT instructor since 1972 he is also a published poet Representative Matters Has served as the mediator in several adversary proceedings involving complex tax and contractual issues breach of contract and other matters Has served as defense expert in a bankruptcy malpractice case Has served as a liquidator in a state insurance and business dissolution case Has served as the financial trustee in a complex asbestos Chapter 11 case Has presided over numerous insolvency and reorganization cases covering a wide range of industries and business including manufacturing news and entertainment media healthcare investment banking brokerage insurance banking retail shipping and leasing Honors Memberships and Professional Activities CFE and member of the National Association of Fraud Examiners Member American Arbitration Association Member Regulation Law Taxation and Professional Responsibility and Bankruptcy Litigation Sub Committees 1999 2005 Board of Directors and International Vice President CIRA Member American Bankruptcy College Member trainer and Board member of the National Educational Assistance Dog Service Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted Bankruptcy Accounting Bankruptcy Procedure Creditor s Rights and Advanced Research Thesis Professor St John s University School of Law New York New York 1999 present Mediation and Arbitration Western Connecticut State University Danbury Connecticut 1975 1979 Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions Vermont Law School South Royalton Vermont 1990 1994 Background and Education Partner Weiser LLP New York NY 2005 present Of Counsel Jager Smith PC

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/frank-conrad-judge-conrad.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Jack Esher Bio | Jacob Esher - MWI
    150 million case that settled during a marathon 19 hour mediation In re Nortel mediator for contested employee claims under a deferred compensation plan New York In re Enron mediator for multi million dollar employment contract avoidance action dispute New York In Re Consolidated Food Products In re DG Liquidation In re Dura Automotive In re Circuit Cities mediation of numerous preference proceedings Delaware In re Gretag mediation of multi million dollar lien avoidance adversary proceeding Massachusetts In re Fleming Preference Facility Mediator Delaware In re Rich s Department Stores Claims Facility Arbitrator In re Malden Mills mediation of multi party contract insurance dispute In re ACT Manufacturing mediation of multi party successor liability dispute arising from sale of assets and involving a class of employees Has mediated and arbitrated various commercial and consumer disputes involving secured lending finance derivatives employment real estate development construction intellectual property biotech health care and general commercial matters Memberships and Professional Activities Member Panel of Mediators United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts Member Panel of Mediators and Arbitrators United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Member Panel of Mediators and Arbitrators JAMS 1996 2006 Founding Chair ADR Subcommittee of the American Bankruptcy Institute ABI 1994 2001 Chair ADR Subcommittee of the Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Section 1995 1998 Author of numerous treatises and articles on ADR and commercial cases including Compendium of Bankruptcy Court Local Rules on ADR PLI 2012 ABI Guide to Bankruptcy Mediation co author ABI 2009 Alternative Dispute Resolution in U S Bankruptcy Practice 4 S New Eng Roundtable Symp L J 76 2009 Arbitration and Judicial Discretion Circuits Are Split Norton Bankruptcy Law Adviser May 2006 Lectures and ADR Trainings Conducted Representing Clients in Mediation MCLE 2013 Mediation in Bankruptcy A Complement to the Judicial

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/jacob-esher-jack-esher.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Howard Gorney Bio | Attorney Gorney - MWI
    of Preference Litigation Cases In re Oakwood Homes United States Bankruptcy Court District of Delaware Mediator of Preference Litigation Cases In re Corbin United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of NY Mediator of Three Party Adversary Proceeding involving Labor Union Dispute with Debtor In re Verestar United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of NY Mediator of Three Party Adversary Proceeding and Counter Claim involving Sale of Assets of Debtor Mediator General Motors Dealer Factory Disputes involving among other issues SFE bonus disputes sale for resale and franchise termination Arbitrator Construction Disputes Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Disputes include allegations of faulty construction change orders and overcharges Arbitrator FINRA formerly known as NASD disputes include allegations of broker misconduct churning of accounts and unauthorized investment Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Boston Magazine Best Lawyer 2004 Law Firm of Nixon Peabody LLP Boston MA 1988 2006 Partner 1988 2003 Senior Counsel 2003 2006 Chairman of Commercial Law Dept 1996 1998 Chairman and Member of Executive Committee 1992 1999 Partner Law Firm of Seder Chandler Worcester MA 1981 1988 Associate and Partner Law Firm of Scheier Scheier Graham P C Acton MA 1976 1981 Executive Director Home Builders Assoc of Greater Lowell Lowell MA 1974 1976 Publication BAPCPA Impact on Preference Mediation American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Vol XXIV No 6 July August 2005 Publication The Ordinary Course Defense to a Preference Payment A Trade Creditor s Impossible Dream 21 Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal 163 2004 Publication Creditors Not All Post Petition Extraordinary Transfers Are Prohibited Andrews Litigation Reporter Vol 1 Issue 13 October 22 2004 Publication The Importance of Good Faith in Fraudulent Transfer Analysis American Bankruptcy Institute Journal Vol XXII No 2 March 2003 Publication Supreme Court Tips Balance in Creditors Favor Boston Business Journal July 16

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/howard-gorney-attorney-gorney.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Eric Haber Bio | Attorney Haber - MWI
    prosecuted hundreds of such cases in courts throughout the United States As a result Mr Haber has a deep understanding of the strategies to be employed in such litigation from a variety of different perspectives He also recently served as an instructor at the American Bankruptcy Institute s Inaugural Bankruptcy Mediation Training Program Representative Industries Quebecor World USA New York mediated over 50 adversary proceedings Other cases in which Mr Haber has mediated avoidance actions are the following o Tower Manufacturing New York o Value City Department Sto res New York o BearingPoint New York o Ultimate Electronics Delaware o The Penn Traffic Company Delaware o Tweeter Electronics Delaware o MPC Computer Delaware o American Home Mortgage Delaware o MAXjet Airways Delaware o Pope Talbot Delaware o Crucible Materials Delaware o PPI Holdings Delaware o Spansion Delaware o Midway Games Delaware o Radnor Holdings Delaware Named to the panel of mediators in the Bernard L Madoff Securities Lyondell Chemical and Delphi cases Represented defendant in preference actions seeking recovery of 30 million from Graphic Communications Holdings 11 million from Logitech and 2 5 million from D H Distributing by the Circuit City Stores trustee Additional experience representing creditors committees debenture holders equity committees and debtors Honors Memberships and Professional Activities Member Panel of Mediators U S Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Member Panel of Mediators U S Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV Preeminent 5 0 out of 5 0 Named as one of the New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project s In Court Champions for 2007 2008 Member American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Mediation Committee Member American Bankruptcy Institute Publications Letters and ADR Trainings Conducted How to Achieve a Successful Mediation Legal OnRamp 2012 American Bankruptcy Institute Inaugural Bankruptcy

    Original URL path: http://www.mwi.org/eric-haber-attorney-haber.html (2016-02-12)
    Open archived version from archive



  •