Multi-Party Mediation: A Time Problem & A Solution

The mediator spends a half-hour with each party to discuss initial positions—from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. It’s now nearly lunchtime, we’ve only just begun, and time is already getting short.

The Problem of Representing a Small-Player in a Multi-Party Mediation

By: Donald L. Swanson Have you ever been in a multi-party mediation representing a small-player in the dispute. I don’t mean your party is “small”: I mean that your party’s position in the over-all dispute (while extremely important to the client) is viewed by others as a lower-tier issue. I have. And it’s a difficult situation:... Continue Reading →

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