TMS Event Details

Event Title: The James Gilliland Symposium: A Dialogue on Rethinking Dispute Resolution

Event Type: Education Program


Farella Braun & Martel

235 Montgomery Street, 17th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104

Presenter: The Mediation Society

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: Registration: 3:00—3:30 pm
Program: 3:30—5:30 pm
Reception: 5:30—7:00 pm


The Mediation Society’s 2018 Educational Program Presents a Forum on Improving the Mediation Process with Experienced Advocates, Senior In-House Counsel, Carrier Representatives and Mediators.  Confirmed panelists include:

  • Seth Jaffe, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Priya Sreenivasan, Group Vice President, Commercial Law, Ross Stores, Inc.
  • Aaron Agenbroad, Partner in Charge, Jones Day (San Francisco)
  • Cliff Palefsky, Law Offices of McGuinn, Hillsman & Palefsky
  • Philip Andersen, Managing Attorney, State Farm Insurance Co.
  • John Feder, Rouda Feder Tietjen McGuinn
  • June Bashant, Rouda Feder Tietjen McGuinn

This symposium will explore current ADR practice and areas for improvement, providing practical advice and perspective from a diverse group of constituents as to what each group can do differently, individually, and collectively to improve ADR processes and outcomes. This symposium is co-sponsored by TMS, Judicate West and Farella, Braun & Martel.

There is no charge for this event. However, registration is limited to 25 TMS members, accepted on a first come, first served basis.

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