Wallace Tanksley

Wally Tanksley, LLC
463 Connally St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30312-3014
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Professional Work History:

Senior Vice President Human Resources, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1996-1999 Vice President Human Resources, General Electric Environmental Services, Inc., 1989-1996 Corporate Manager Human Resources, Public Service Company of New Mexico, 1985-1989 International Human Resources Manager, General Electric Technical Services Company, 1982-1985 Human Resources Manager, General Electric Apparatus Service Shops, 1977-1982 Labor Relations Specialist, General Electric Room Air Conditioner Manufacturing, 1974-1977 Employee Relations Manager, Michelin Tire Corp., Clermont-Ferrand, France, 1973-1974 Previous experience: HR Manager - New Plant Start-Up. Labor Relations - Research Lab. Production Supervisor - Motors Manufacturing. Production Foreman - Household Appliances. Process Control Engineer - Household Appliances. Production and Logistics - Apparel Industry.

Dispute Resolution Experience

An experienced professional engaged in mediation and arbitration of industrial, commercial, employment, labor, EEOC, Federal workplace, divorce, custody, child support, special education, and other issues. More than 1500 mediations provided since November 1999. More than 30 years experience in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. Alternative Dispute Resolution training - 1999-2004. Registered Neutral - Supreme Court of Georgia. Arbitrator - Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, American Arbitration Association, National Mediation Board, National Association of Securities Dealers. Mediator - U S Postal Service, U.S. EEOC, Georgia Dept. of Education. Published Arbitration Decisions: BNA - 116 LA 1682, 117 LA 1397, 118 LA 1691, 119 LA 411, 119 LA 1243, 59 FLRA No. 155, 120 LA 1167. LRP Publications 103 LRP 50986. Federal Sector ADR - DOD CCR CAGE Code 3DDN1, SBA HUBZone Certified Contractor.

Cornell University Dispute Resolution Training (Course titles and dates taken)


Other Dispute Resolution Training

Nuclear Regulatory Commission/Cornell ILR - NRC Mediator Orientation - 2007 Cornell University - ILR - Certificate in Workplace Conflict Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution - 2006 Harvard Law School - Program of Instruction for Lawyers - Mediation Workshop - 2003 Pepperdine University Law School - Advanced Mediation Workshop - 2004 Pepperdine University Law School - Mediating the Complex Construction Dispute - 2005 Pepperdine University Law School - Mediating Employment, Medical Malpractice, and Personal Injury cases - 2006 Cornell ILR - Negotiations in ADR - 2006 American Arbitration Association - Mediator Workshop - 2006 Northwestern University Law School - Workplace Mediation Workshop - 2004 The Alliance - Employment Law Arbitrator Training - 2004 Mediation Skills for Workplace Disputes - Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Institute Advanced Mediation Skills, Transformative Mediation - US Postal Service - REDRESS I & II Employment Mediation - W. J. Usery Center For The Workplace, Georgia State University Advanced Employment Law - The Alliance-Cornell/PERC Institute-Usery Center External Mediator Training - U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Workplace Dispute Resolution - Justice Center of Atlanta, Inc. General and Commercial Mediation - Resolution Resources Corp., Atlanta On-Line Mediation - SquareTrade.Com Designing Dispute Resolution Systems for Corporations - CDR Associates, Boulder, Colorado Divorce Mediation - Atlanta Divorce Mediators, Inc. Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia - Collaborative Family Law Juvenile Mediation - Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution Deprivation Mediation - Supreme Court of Georgia Criminal Justice, Real Estate, Negotiation - Georgia State University Labor Arbitration - Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Institute General and Commercial Arbitration - Resolution Resources Corp., Atlanta Arbitration For Advocates - Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service Institute EEO Charge Investigation - MD 110 - Georgia Perimeter College - 2004

Professional Associations

Association for Conflict Resolution Industrial Relations Research Association Society of Federal Labor & Employee Relations Professionals Atlanta Bar Association - Non-Attorney Associate Member Family Mediation Association of Georgia Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia


Master of Science in Conflict Management - Kennesaw State University 2001 Graduate Study - Economics/Sociology (PhD program) - University of Georgia, 1963-1966 BS - Clemson University, 1963


Ansley Barton, Professor and Director (retired) - Center for Conflict Management, Kennesaw State University 706/378-5293 Bill Snapp, ADR Coordinator, U.S. EEOC, Atlanta District 404/562-6970 Nancy Parkhouse, ADR Director, Clayton County Superior Court, Jonesboro, GA 770/477-4575

Fee Policy

$1000 per day or part thereof. No travel-time charge for work within 50 mile radius of Atlanta. Mediation fee is for day of mediation and travel time plus travel & living expenses at actual cost. Arbitration fee is for hearing, time for research, study, and writing decision. Hourly rate - $200/hour, minimum 4 hours. Cancellation fee - one day (or 4 hours) if cancelled within 2 weeks of scheduled session. Available to provide ADR services worldwide.