EXPERIENCE

Erin Gleason Alvarez

2017 - Present

Independent Arbitrator & Mediator:

American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration, Complex Commercial Arbitration, and Insurance Panels; CPR Institute Panel of Distinguished Neutrals; Resolute Systems New York and National Mediation Panels

 

2007 - 2017

In-house Counsel, served as Global Head of ADR Programs at Fortune 500 company: 

​Developed negotiation, settlement, and valuation strategies for complex commercial disputes, securities matters, and insurance coverage claims; provided guidance on drafting agreements relating to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and commercial contracts; and developed and delivered global training programs on negotiation, mediation and arbitration best practices. 

2005 - 2006

LLM - Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution:

Earned Masters of Law degree in International Arbitration.  Participated in externships at JAMS and

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP.

 

2000 - 2004

Litigator:

Represented hundreds of parties in direct negotiation, arbitration, and mediation of commercial and employment disputes. Served as counsel in litigated class actions relating to securities, corporate governance, and employment matters.