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Gilda Turitz was recently interviewed on how the COVID-19 crisis is reshaping alternative dispute resolution.
You can read the CPR coverage here: How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Reshaping Alternative Dispute Resolution. To read the article on Law.com, please see: How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Reshaping Alternative Dispute Resolution.
Resolving Disputes in the Era of COVID-19 – Gilda Turitz Participated in CPR/IADC Joint Panel Presentation
On May 14, 2020, Gilda Turitz discussed arbitration and mediation as dispute resolution processes in the current environment affected by COVID-19.
To view the webinar, email [email protected] for the password. Then, go to Resolving Legal Disputes in the Era of COVID-19 and enter the password to view the recording.
CPR has recognized that the unprecedented global health pandemic is presenting many businesses around the world with disruption in their operations which may lead to legal disputes over issues like impossibility, frustration and force majeure.
To that end CPR has announced a new Dispute Prevention Panel to provide early intervention by neutrals skilled in facilitating conflict management and solving business problems before they become full blown legal matters. Gilda Turitz has been named to that panel.
American Arbitration Association Reports Increases in Annual B2B Caseload, Along with Level of Diversity in Arbitrator Roster & Appointments
AAA-ICDR®’s Annual B2B Caseload Continues to Increase, Along with Level of Diversity in Arbitrator Roster & Appointments. Companies from a Variety of Industries, from Life Sciences and Construction to Healthcare and Technology, filed with AAA-ICDR to Resolve Disputes in 2019.
The 2020 WIDR Member Directory of ADR Practitioners is a resource for those seeking to hire women as dispute resolution neutrals. The Directory includes names, specific practice areas, types of practice, and geographic location along with links to practitioner web sites.
Gilda Turitz quoted in article on women in ADR, “Taking a seat at the table: Women neutrals underrepresented in some fields”.
Gilda Turitz Named by Best Lawyers in America® for Arbitration for 2020 and by Super Lawyers® in ADR for 2019
Gilda Turitz was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for her work in the field of arbitration, after having been named as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco for arbitration.
Gilda Turitz speaking on “How (Not) to Get on the Arbitrator’s Wrong Side” for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s ADR “TED” Talks
On April 29, 2019, Gilda Turitz will be one of four “TED” talk presenters on ADR topics at a Bar Association of San Francisco live presentation, also available on a webcast. Visit the Bar Association’s Calendar of Events to register and learn more.
Myths about arbitration persist because, unlike court, arbitrations are usually private. The proceedings, hearings, and awards are not typically open to public viewing or comment. Some common myths are: “arbitrators always split the baby;” “there is no discovery in arbitration;” or “arbitration costs as much as litigation.”