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Thomas J. Stipanowich

Contracts

2001

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Contract And Conflict Management, Thomas J. Stipanowich Dec 2000

Contract And Conflict Management, Thomas J. Stipanowich

Thomas J. Stipanowich

Despite the widespread use of mediation and other dispute resolution processes in the United States today, many members of the bench and bar - including those responsible for the drafting, interpretation and implementation of consensual dispute resolution provisions still lack a fundamental grasp of the process choices available to contracting parties. More often than not, their information is fragmentary, their perceptions framed by anecdote and hearsay in lieu of personal experience. Transactional lawyers, those in the best position to offer advice and counsel in the structuring of contractual conflict management options, tend to be less well informed than colleagues in what ...