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Nancy Greenwald

West Hartford, CT

Nancy Wiegers Greenwald is an experienced arbitrator and mediator who has more than 30 years of experience as an attorney and business executive in the construction industry, including as the owner of a design-build firm.  Since 2010, Ms. Greenwald has directed her energies to the creation of practical, cost effective solutions for resolving construction and commercial disputes. She is the founder of Construction Dispute Solutions, PLLC.

Nancy Greenwald is currently the Executive Director of the Construction Institute of the University of Hartford, in Hartford, CT.  The mission of the Construction Institute is "to be a leading knowledge network for the exchange of information and innovative ideas by creating stronger collaborative relationships among architects, engineers, constructors, owners and other industry stakeholders."  Lawyers, including neutrals, are an important part of the membership and are welcome to join.

Ms. Greenwald serves on the American Arbitration Association's Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators as well as the FINRA arbitration panel and has been appointed as a private arbitrator by the Virginia Courts. Ms. Greenwald is a member of the Executive Committee and Leadership Council of the Dispute Resolution Section of the American Bar Association, a member of the Forum on Construction Law, the Litigation Section, and the Business Law Section.  Ms. Greenwald is a former co-chair of the Women in Dispute Resolution Committee and the Women Advocate Committee of the ABA, a member of the Women’s Bar Association of DC and is a past co-chair of the Fairfax Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section. She is a certified as a mediation trainer by the Dispute Resolution Services office of the Virginia Supreme Court and has regularly served as a discovery motions conciliator in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia.

Ms. Greenwald has numerous publications in dispute systems design, arbitration and complex construction contracts. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School (1981, cum laude) and her Sc.B. from Brown University (1978, magna cum laude).



  • Convening the Mediation - What Can and Should Mediators Do When All Parties Haven't Yet Agreed to Mediate?

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Convening the Mediation - What Can and Should Mediators Do When All Parties Haven't Yet Agreed to Mediate?-Recorded WebinarOPEN