The Perfect Storm: Anatomy of Failed Regulatory Negotiation - Dispute Resolution Journal - Vol. 59, No. 2

Lynn Sylvester Ira B. Lobel
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9 pages
May, 2004
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Lynn Sylvester holds a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin. She has been a mediator with the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service since 1989. Ira B. Lobel holds a J.D. from Catholic University. He was a mediator with the FMCS from 1974 until his retirement in 2003. In addition to their primary work in the labor field, the authors both have conducted numerous regulatory negotiations for several federal agencies, including the Center of Medicare Services, the U.S. Departments of Transportation and Education, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Ms. Sylvester can be reached at; Mr. Lobel can be reached at The views expressed are the authors’ and do not reflect the views of the FMCS or any other entity.