• Business Dispute Resolution Experienced. Trusted. Proven.

    F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe.

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  • Business Dispute Resolution Experienced. Trusted. Proven.

    F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe.

    MORE

  • Business Dispute Resolution Experienced. Trusted. Proven.

    F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe.

    MORE

  • Business Dispute Resolution Experienced. Trusted. Proven.

    F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe.

    MORE

  • Business Dispute Resolution Experienced. Trusted. Proven.

    F. Peter Phillips is a commercial arbitrator and mediator with substantial experience providing consultation on the management of business disputes to companies around the globe.

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Recent Blog Posts
  • Consumer Redress and “The New Handshake”

    F. Peter Phillips on April 23, 2017

    TOPICS: systems design

    For many years, a tempest has surrounded public policy approaches to consumer protection, largely implicating three utterly inapt legal constructs:  FRCP 23, the Federal Arbitration Act, and traditional principles of contract formation.  Accustomed to managing customer complaints but unwilling to expose themselves to the coercion of class actions, companies have...

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  • Stories Mediators Tell – World Edition

    F. Peter Phillips on April 21, 2017

    TOPICS: Conflict Resolution, Europe, International, Mediation

    Many of the presentations at the ABA Dispute Resolution Section Meeting introduced new books in the field.  A notable example was Prof. Lela Love and her co-editor Glen Parker explaining the ongoing effort to open up mediation to people around the world who have may not have experienced it by...

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  • Lawyers as Peacemakers and Changemakers

    F. Peter Phillips on April 20, 2017

    TOPICS: Conflict Resolution, Mediation, systems design

    Lincoln famously wrote: “As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man.”  Without challenging this proposition, I have often wondered to what extent lawyers are uniquely positioned to achieve “goodness,” or to do “good” for others.  Don’t teachers also have a “superior opportunity” to do...

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