Discover how to optimize results in mediation and arbitration involving construction disputes, from claims of construction defect and workmanship to delay and extra work. This panel offers a solid foundation for innovative approaches to construction disputes.
Daniel Ben-Zvi is a mediator/arbitrator with ADR Services, Inc. He has served as a neutral for diverse construction disputes since 1995, with highly successful results. He is a Distinguished Fellow [International Academy of Mediators] and a Power Mediator [Hollywood Reporter]. He is also co-author of the book, “Inside the Minds – Alternative Dispute Resolution”.
George Calkins is a mediator/arbitrator with JAMS. He is a nationally recognized construction industry neutral with JAMS, having been honored with the prestigious Judge Oliver Award and the Flaig Award. In addition to his work as a neutral for more than two decades, he frequently teaches, including construction mediation at Pepperdine's Strauss Institute.
John Dacey is a partner with Bergman Dacey Goldsmith. He has successfully litigated hundreds of private and public construction related disputes. His clients build over $2 billion in construction volume each year. He has been lead construction counsel for the two largest educational public works construction bond programs in the nation and has received awards for “dedication to education”.
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