Effectiveness in Arbitration

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, October 30, 2015 - 4:30pm
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016


Donald W. Savelson, Esq.
Marlene A. Gold, Esq.
Martin F. Scheinman, Esq.
Randy Lowitt

Contractual or disciplinary disputes that cannot be resolved by the parties are ultimately tried and resolved in arbitration. Instructed by experienced arbitrators and advocates, this workshop is designed for those who need to develop a strategy for preparing or presenting evidence in a labor arbitration case.

Key Topics

  • How to select an arbitrator
  • Assessing the strengths and weaknesses of your case
  • Evidence and testimony necessary to win an arbitration
  • How to frame an issue for arbitration
  • Techniques for presenting an opening statement
  • Guidelines for developing the theory of your case
  • Approaches to identifying and preparing witnesses
  • Key points in preparing an opening statement
  • Understanding important evidentiary concepts
  • Approaches to evidentiary problems
  • Oral closing arguments and written briefs

Special Features

A mock arbitration exercise before an experienced arbitrator

Who Will Benefit

Labor relations, human resource, and operations professionals as well as attorneys who present arbitration cases or prepare cases for arbitration


Effective Discipline and Contract Language or equivalent knowledge.

Open enrollment workshops can be taken individually or as part of a certificate in Contract Administration Studies or Collective Bargaining Studies. They are also available as Labor Relations Customized Programs for your organization.