Transition From Litigation to Mediation

Learn how to convert from waging war to suing for peace.

, New York Law Journal


Geri S. Krauss, founder of Krauss PLLC, write: It is often difficult for litigators who are focused on the merits of their case and positional bargaining to transition to negotiations based on interests and a wide range of options for resolution. This can result in positions being taken which are counter-productive. So, what can litigators do to transform themselves (and their clients), at least for the course of the mediation, from warriors to peacemakers?

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