Fatal Error and Sparks of Genius in Labor Arbitration Advocacy - Chapter 14 - AAA Handbook on Labor Arbitration & ADR, 3rd Edition

Douglas E. Ray
Patricia Thomas Bittel
Page Count: 
12 pages
May, 2016
Author Detail: 

Douglas E. Ray is Professor of law at St. Thomas University School of Law. He served as Dean of St. Thomas Law from 2010-2014, Dean of the University of Toledo College of Law (2006-2010), Dean of the Widener University School of Law, and Vice President of Widener University (1999-2005). A member of the National Academy of Arbitrators, Dean Ray is also the author of “On Writing the Post-Arbitration Brief,” vol. 42, no. 4 Arbitration Journal (1992), and other articles on labor law and labor arbitration. He is also the co-author of Understanding Labor Law (Lexis) and Labor-Management Relations: Strikes, Lockouts and Boycotts (West).

Patricia Thomas Bittel is a full-time Arbitrator and Mediator, primarily of labor and employment disputes. A former practicing attorney, she has 30 years’ experience in employment and labor law. Ms. Bittel is a past neutral Co-chair of the ABA Committee on ADR in Labor and Employment Law, and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the National Academy of Arbitrators.