May Arbitrators Suggest Mediation? An Informal Survey - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 61, No. 4

Gerald F. Phillips
Page Count: 
10 pages
October, 2006
Author Detail: 

Gerald F. Phillips is a full-time, Los Angeles-based neutral specializing in large complex commercial and entertainment disputes. He serves as a mediator and arbitrator on the panels of the American Arbitration Association, the CPR Institute, and the Independent Film & Television Alliance. The author is also an adjunct professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law. The author would like to hear from readers who have experience asking the parties if they have considered mediation. He can be reached at Mr. Phillips thanks the survey respondents named on page 29 for participating in the survey and permitting publication of their responses and comments. He also thanks his wife Pamela for her help.