An American author, lawyer, mediator and negotiation trainer and consultant based in Los Angeles

Author & Writer

"I write about negotiation, the social psychology of conflict, mediation and the law."


The Grownups’ ABC’s of Conflict Resolution is a primer on the way in which disputes develop and can be resolved without fear and upset. Within its pages, you'll learn how to deepen and maintain your friendships when conflict threatens to disrupt them; how to deal with bullies of all Statement doctors note thank you so much is an easy behave of indicating your appreciation towards anybody. It takes little effort to doctors note make someone's day by saying these magic words. Medical practitioners are an essential part of the contemporary society. Publishing a thank you message is known as a nice gift to acknowledge their suppliers. It appears to be, in today's swift-paced life span, we have now forgotten to give thanks to consumers on the undertakings they choose to adopt to make our personal life best. Despite the fact a single doctors note covers the help gotten using a medical doctor, lifespan-to save deeds of physicians should not be assessed in the case of moolah. Gratitude to them are generally found thru smaller sized works like saying thanks to them. Also a very little thank you very doctors note much observe gained doctors note through a sufferer makes your physician feel really lovely. General practitioners, as with every other qualified, strive to undertake their responsibilities. Basically, their tasks are a life-saver, and as a consequence, very helpful for someone in world. It is not everyday that doctors note many of us create a thanks be aware to a healthcare professional. When we do, it gives him/her a feeling of satisfaction. Minimal operates of gratitude such as this extended delight worldwide near doctors note us. sorts; how disputes arise out of contests over scarce resources or conflicting values; how to make peace across religious, national, racial and political divides; and, why we and our fellows are sometimes kind and cooperative and at others malicious and combative.  Follow the ABCs on its blog, on Facebook and on Twitter


Along with my partner Lisa Gates, I launched the ForbesWoman She Negotiates Blog this December.  All of my other articles for ForbesWoman and can be found here.


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I write about the mediation and arbitration of the same type of commercial disputes I litigated and tried during a twenty-five year legal career including antitrust, securities fraud, intellectual property, unfair competition, and, nationwide consumer class actions in the insurance, garment, financial, consumer product, commercial real estate, construction and health care industries. I have been blogging on these topics at the Negotiation Law Blog since 2006.

Professional Speaker

Teaching how to most efficiently and effectively negotiate since 2004.

Recent and upcoming appearances


ALA Annual Conference, Communication vs Negotiation: Blue and Pink, April 24, 2012


Sharing Success: A Seminar for Women Lawyers, February 2012


South Carolina Women Lawyers' Association Annual Meeting, Women Lawyers and Leadership: Status and Success in a Changed Profession, October 2011


National Association of Women MBAs Annual Conference September 2011


She Negotiates Leadership Retreat 6/30/11


Long Island Business and Professional Women's Organization 1/11/2011


South Carolina Women Lawyers' Association Annual Meeting October, 2010