Prior Lawrence Lectures

Previous Lawrence Lectures

  • 2020: “Reimagining Negotiation for the 21st Century,” Alyson Carrel, Clinical Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director, Center on Negotiation and Mediation, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.
  • 2019: “Forget the Shark and be a Dolphin: Advancing client rights and interests with collaborative negotiating tools,” Lainey Feingold, advocate for disability rights.
  • 2018: “Negotiator Styles and the Six Stages of the Negotiation Process,” Charles Craver, Freda H. Alverson Professor of Law, George Washington University Law.
  • 2017: “Mediation on the Beat: Bringing Conflict Resolution Skills to Police Departments,” Brad Heckman, Chief Executive Officer of New York Peace Institute.
  • 2016: “Principles in Practice: Finding your Effective Negotiation Style,” Marya Cody Kolman, Director of Mediation Services for the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Division of Domestic Relations and Juvenile Branch.
  • 2015“Takes of a Master Negotiator: The Challenges of Moving Theory into Practice,” Roy J. Lewicki, Irving Abramowitz Memorial Professor Emeritus, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  • 2014: “Peacemaking in America,” Grande Lum, Director, United States Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service (CRS).
  • 2013: “Learning and Understanding Negotiation Ethics,” Art Hinshaw, Director, Lodestar Dispute Resolution Program, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.
  • 2012: “Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges,” Kenneth R. Feinberg, former Special Master of the United States government’s September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and former Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation.
  • 2012: “The Secret Talks that Led to the Fall of Apartheid,” Michael Young, Apartheid Negotiator.
  • 2011: Julie Vannatta, Senior Associate Athletics Director–Legal and Senior Assistant General Counsel for Athletics at The Ohio State University.
  • 2010: “Collaborative Practice and Deep Resolution of Client Conflicts,” Paulene Tesler, Tesler, Sandmann & Fishman.
  • 2009: Steven Fehr, primary outside counsel to the Major League Baseball Players Association.
  • 2008: Arnold Zack, Senior Research Associate at Harvard Law School.
  • 2007: Michael Weiner, General Counsel to the Major League Baseball Players Association.
  • 2006: David Gurwin, Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney.
  • 2005: Paige Olson, VP Legal Affairs at Walt Disney Company.
  • 2004: Ken Hickey, former White House Counsel.