Cornell University

Scheinman Institute on Conflict Resolution

456 ILR Research Building, 607-255-9298

Arbitration Award Writing DR190

Not currently offered

This program currently has no scheduled dates.

A program designed for full- and part-time arbitrators, advocates in arbitration and other employment professionals.

Cornell's Program on Conflict Resolution is pleased to announce the long-awaited scheduling of its course on the most critical role of an arbitrator, writing the award.

This unique and intensive workshop will include:

  • The legal path from appointment to award
  • Early tactics that can make award-writing easier
  • The actual drafting and revision of two awards
  • Challenges when writing a three-arbitrator panel award
  • Strategies for making awards "vacatur-proof," and still giving the relief that is just

Please note: Two-hour pre-workshop preparation required.


Leading the instruction is noted arbitrator and author, Edward J. Costello, Jr. Ed has been a full-time professional neutral for more than 20 years and has written and lectured extensively on the topic. He is a superb writer and a dynamic and humorous trainer. This is one program you will not want to miss.

Registration Fee includes all program materials, breakfast and lunch each day and one dinner.