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Peter Phillips

New York Law School
New York, NY

Peter Phillips is Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program and Distinguished Adjunct Professor at New York Law School. He is an arbitrator and mediator practicing through Business Conflict Management LLC in Montclair, New Jersey ( He is listed on Panels at CCPIT, CPR, American Arbitration Association, FINRA, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey, the Administrative Office of the Courts of New Jersey, and other bodies. He is certified by the International Mediation Institute and accredited by the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators. He was honored by the New Jersey State Bar Association as the 2018 ADR Practitioner of the Year.

Mr. Phillips served as a member of the governing Council of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, is past Chair of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the ABA Business Law Section, and was Senior Vice President, Secretary and Interim President of CPR Institute. He is author or chapter contributor of seven books, as well as many articles. Mr. Phillips wrote and co-directed four films on the use of mediation in conflicts involving business and human rights, which were awarded best publication in 2012 by London’s Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CeDR). He is a Trustee of the New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). His Business Conflict Blog is featured at and is internationally followed.

Mr. Phillips is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and a magna cum laude graduate of New York Law School. He was associated with the law firms of Cahill Gordon & Reindel and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.


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Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Getting More from Your Mediations -- Representing Clients and Maximizing Returns-09/22/2020 - 10/01/2020ClassroomCLOSED  
Getting More from Your Mediations -- Representing Clients and Maximizing Returns-05/24/2021 - 05/27/2021ClassroomOPEN