Fatal Error & Sparks of Genius in Labor Arbitration Advocacy - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 59, No. 1

Douglas E. Ray
Patricia Thomas Bittel
Page Count: 
7 pages
February, 2004
Author Detail: 

Douglas E. Ray is dean and professor of law at the Widener University School of Law, in Wilmington, Del., and Harrisburg, Pa. 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 28 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.