F. Peter Phillips has served as arbitrator or mediator in commercial disputes since March 2009. He is Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program and Adjunct Professor at New York Law School.
Mr. Phillips is listed with the AAA, CPR Institute, the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts, the U.S. District Courts for New Jersey and the Southern District of New York, the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, the Bankruptcy Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern District of New York, FINRA, and other arbitration and mediation bodies. Mr. Phillips is an IMI-certified mediator and accredited by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators.
A cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and a magna cum laude graduate of New York Law School, Mr. Phillips was a litigator for eleven years, and then served for nearly ten years as Senior Vice President and Interim President of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR Institute). During that time, he earned a reputation as an author, teacher, industry liaison, and systems designer for the avoidance, management and resolution of complex and sophisticated business conflicts.