Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Faculty

Distinguished Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, and Related Trial Practice Faculty

Our distinguished full-time faculty includes several faculty members who teach, write, and practice in the areas of Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, International Human Rights, Game Theory, Law & Psychology, Pretrial & Settlement, and Trial Practice.

Professor Karen TokarzKaren Tokarz,
Charles Nagel Professor of Public Interest Law and
Director, Negotiation & Dispute Resolution Program
Professor Rebecca Hollander-BlumoffRebecca Hollander-Blumhoff,
Professor of Law and Vice Dean of Scholarship 
Ann ShieldsAnn Shields,
Professor of Practice and Director, Pretrial Program
Professor Scott BakerScott Baker,
William F. and Jessica L. Kirsch Professor of Law and
Professor of Economics
Peter JoyPeter Joy,
Henry Hitchcock Professor of Law and
Director of Criminal Justice Clinic
Michael KobyMichael Koby,
Associate Dean, International and Graduate Programs;
Professor of Practice; and Director, Trial & Advocacy Program
Leila Nadya SadatLeila Nadya Sadat,
James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law Professor of Law and 
Director, Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute
Adam RosenzweigAdam Rosenzweig,
Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

The Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program adjunct faculty includes top local and national practitioners with expertise in various fields.

  • Kirill Y. Abramov, Associate General Counsel, Charter Communications (IP Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Jeffrey R. Cohen, Attorney, Millen, White, Zelzuo & Brandigan in Arlington, Virginia (Entertainment Law, Planning, Drafting & Negotiation)
  • Juan Del Valle, Attorney (Contract Management & Negotiation Across the Americas; International Commercial Dispute Resolution)
  • Gary Feder, Attorney, Husch Blackwell (Real Estate Practice, Negotiation & Drafting)
  • Michael Geigerman, Managing Director, U.S. Arbitration and Mediation (ABA Representation in Mediation Team)
  • Bob Kestelik, Assistant General Counsel, Mattel, Inc. (Made in China)
  • Imad Khan, Associate, Hogan Lovells in Houston (Investor-State Arbitration; International Commercial Arbitration)
  • Jessica Kuchta-Miller, Staff Ombudsperson, Washington University (Mediation Theory & Practice; ABA Representation in Mediation Team)
  • Robert Litz,  President, U.S. Arbitration and Mediation (Arbitration Theory & Practice)
  • Cash Nickerson, President, PDS Tech, Inc. (Business Lawyering: Listening, Writing, Negotiating)
  • James W. Reeves, Principal, Conflict Management Systems (Business Negotiation; Mediation Theory & Practice; Multi Party & Public Policy Dispute Resolution)
  • Joel Samuels, Associate, Harness Dickey (IP Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Geetha Sant, Attorney (Non-Profit Planning, Drafting & Negotiation; Corporate Planning, Drafting & Negotiation)
  • Joseph Soraghan, Arbitrator and Mediator, National Association  of Securities Dealers, Inc., and Principal, Danna McKitrick, P.C. (Securities Litigation & Arbitration)
  • Nancy Walsh, Attorney (Real Estate Transactions)
  • Bryan Wheelock, Attorney, Harness Dickey (IP Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Kathleen Whitby, Of Counsel, Spencer Fane (Mediation Theory & Practice and Multi Party & Public Policy Dispute Resolution).