Aspen Publishing

Arbitration: Practice, Policy, and Law, First Edition

Thomas J. Stipanowich, Amy Schmitz


  • ISBN: 9781543859188

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 9/15/22
    Copyright: 2023
    Pages: 380
    Print + Connected eBook: 9781543859188
    Connected eBook: 9798886144970
    eBook: 9781543859195

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  • Author Information

    Thomas Stipanowich

    Thomas J. Stipanowich is William H. Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution and Professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law, where for fifteen years he was Academic Director and later, Dean of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He has had a distinguished career as a scholar, teacher, speaker and leader in the field along with wide-ranging experience as a commercial and construction mediator and arbitrator (now with JAMS), federal court special master, and facilitator. From 2001 until mid-2006, he served as CEO of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR). The longtime William L. Matthews Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky, he has authored two of the leading books on commercial arbitration and many articles on ADR, including the highly respected and influential five-volume treatise Federal Arbitration Law (with Ian Macneil and Richard Speidel), named Best New Legal Book by the Association of American Publishers. He received the CPR Best Professional Article award (2010) for &"Arbitration, The ‘New Litigation’” and &"Arbitration and Choice,” and served as editor-in-chief of the award-winning College of Commercial Arbitrators Protocols for Expeditious, Cost-Effective Arbitration. He served on the Advisory Board of the Restatement of U.S. Law on International Arbitration and the New York International Arbitration Center. He also helped found a regional mediation center and has served as an advisor or reporter for many other initiatives in the field. In 2019 he was named a member of the Distinguished Affiliated Global Faculty of Peking University School of Law (Beida) and was the first non-Indian honored as a Distinguished Professor of Law by National Law University Delhi. In 2008 he was awarded the highest honor of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, the D’Alemberte-Raven Award for contributions to the field of conflict resolution, and was only the fourth individual (and the first American) to hold the title of Companion, the highest honor accorded by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

    Amy J. Schmitz

    Professor Amy J. Schmitz is a professor at The Ohio State Moritz College of Law and Program on Dispute Resolution as the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Endowed Chair in Law. She is also affiliated with The Ohio State Program on Data Governance and the Divided Community Project. Before teaching at Ohio State, Professor Schmitz taught at the University of Missouri School of Law and Center for Dispute Resolution as the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri Endowed Professor of Law, starting in 2016. Previously she was a Professor at the University of Colorado School of Law for over 16 years. Prior to teaching, Professor Schmitz practiced law with large law firms in Seattle and Minneapolis and served as a law clerk for the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. Professor Schmitz teaches courses in Contracts, Lawyering and Problem-Solving, Online Dispute Resolution (ODR), Arbitration, International Arbitration, and Consumer Law. She has been heavily involved in Arbitration and ODR teaching and research for a long time and is a Fellow of the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution, as well as the Co-Chair of the ABA Technology Committee of the Dispute Resolution Section and the ODR Task Force.

    Professor Schmitz has delivered over 150 presentations and hosts The Arbitration Conversation, a highly regarded podcast that has reached over 100 episodes. She also is a researcher with the ACT Project exploring AI and dispute resolution at the Cyberjustice Lab in Montreal. She has published over 60 articles in law journals and books, is a co-author of the leading casebook, Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice and Law (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2021), the new book with Stipanowich, Arbitration: Theory, Practice and Law (Forthcoming Aspen/Wolters Kluwer 2022) and a book with C. Rule, The New Handshake: Online Dispute Resolution and the Future of Consumer Protection.

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