Posted on Jan 16, 2020 |CLE Events

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation), one of the nation's leading providers of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services, is proud to announce that the Honorable John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. (Ret.) has been invited to present a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar entitled, Secrets of a Sucessful Negotiation to attorneys at Moses & Singer, LLP. The 1-hour CLE program will be held at the law firm's Manhattan offices located at 405 Lexington Avenue on Wednesday, January 22nd.

Hon. John P. DiBlasi, J.S.C. Hearing Officer for NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation) with name written under picture

Participants will learn practical negotiation techniques to maximize successful outcomes in mediation and will address ways to refine negotiating skills and strategies when dealing with hard-bargaining tactics. The interactive program will also provide attendees with tips on how to negotiate such key provisions as representations and warranties, intellectual property, and pricing, as well as practical guidance on partnering with management on high-stake negotiations. Tips will include:

  • Tip #1 – How to prepare well!, Build Long-Term Relationships and the importance of being respectful
  • Tip #2 – Be Positive
  • Tip #3 – Focus on the issues at hand. Don't just say no!
  • Tip #4 – Agree to Disagree
  • Tip #5 – Don't Fear Pauses in Conversation
  • Tip #6 – Try to Make the Negotiations for the Other Party Look Good
  • Tip #7 – Listen. Ask Why; and Listen to What the Other Party Says
  • Tip #8 – Give Yourself Room to Bargain

About NAM's Presenter
Hon. John P. DiBlasi is a former Justice of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Commercial Division and has mediated thousands of cases throughout his career. He is experienced in resolving cases across a wide array of legal practice areas, including commercial, class action, construction, employment disputes, environmental, finance, insurance, international, land use, and professional liability, among others. Judge DiBlasi has consistently been voted a top Mediator by many of the Best of Surveys published by American Lawyer Media which include the #1 Mediator in the nation by the 2018 Corporate Counsel survey, a Top Mediator in the U.S. by the 2019 National Law Journal Survey (with 4 of the last 6 years ranked #1) and a Top Ten Mediator by The New York Law Journal for the last nine years. In addition to being named a top mediator in the nation, for the third year in a row, he was named a National Law Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution Champion, as part of a select group of only 46 nationwide. He holds an AV Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubble in both Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation – a distinction given only to those who possess the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

Judge DiBlasi is available to arbitrate and mediate cases throughout the United States.

NAM's CLE Programs

Ranked the #1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Provider in the nation by the 2019 New York Law Journal Best of Survey, the 2019 National Law Journal Best of Survey and the 2019 Corporate Counsel Best of Survey, NAM offers complimentary continuing legal education programs for attorneys, bar associations, corporate and government legal departments, and other legal and business organizations.