Practicing in a Pandemic: The Power of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Conversation Series Part 4, Brought to you by the BAEC Adapting to Practice in a Pandemic Task Force

Presenters: Hugh Russ, Krista Gottlieb, Randy Oppenheimer, Bridget O’Connell

Moderator: Katie Kestel-Martin

Join us for a panel discussion on the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution while we continue practicing in a pandemic and as we emerge. Navigating to ADR Resources, advising clients, reconsidering case strategy and responding to new realities. This event is free to all BAEC members.

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About Our Presenters

Randy Oppenheimer is a Partner at Barclay Damon, LLP

Hugh M. Russ, III is a Partner at Hodgson Russ, LLP

Bridget O’Connell is a Court Attorney Referee for the Deputy Chief Administrative Judge’s Office for Courts Outside New York City and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator for the New York State Judicial Districts 5,6,7,8 & Court of Claims

Krista Gottlieb is a solo practitioner with a focus on arbitration and mediation

Katie Kestel-Martin is an attorney with Pusatier Sherman Abbott & Sugarman, LLP and the Chair of the BAEC Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee

Note: This is not a CLE program. CLE credit will not be awarded for attending.


May 13 2021


2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Zoom Webinar


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