David W. Plant practiced law in New York City from 1957 through 1998. For twenty-five years, he has served as an ADR neutral and teacher, serving as a Special Master in U.S. district courts, and as a mediator or arbitrator in more than 325 domestic and international disputes.
He has written and spoken on ADR issues and has led courses and workshops in arbitration and mediation around the world. His most recent book is We Must Talk Because We Can, ICC Feb. 2008.
He is an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School and Franklin Pierce Law Center, in 2002 was a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne Law School, and in January 2009 will teach at the University of Hong Kong.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (arbitration and mediation), the American College of Civil Trial Mediators, the College of Commercial Arbitrators, and the International Academy of Mediators, and is an accredited CEDR mediator. In August 2006, Mr. Plant received the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution’s “Lawyer As Problem Solver Award.” He may be reached at email@example.com.