The Art of Negotiation OWBA CLE

  • 29 Mar 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • OSBA Headquarters, Columbus OH


(depends on selected options)

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Course description
This two-hour seminar will provide an overview of the two primary negotiation strategies and how to blend these strate- gies to yield the best results in the real world. From their more than combined 75 years of experience, three presenters, a corporate transactional attorney, a litigator and a mediator, will discuss negotiation skills and strategies from their varied legal experiences and backgrounds. Following the presentations, the audience will have the opportunity to participate in the roundtable discussion with the presenters.

Susan Zaunbrecher is chair of the Corporate Department and chair of the Corporate/SEC and Financial Institutions Practice Groups at Dinsmore & Shohl. Susan is a member of the firm's Board of Directors. Susan is experienced in all areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law, particularly as it pertains to all types of financial institutions. She has been involved with organizing denovo institutions, bank restructuring, capital formation, the purchase and sale of holding companies and banks and all aspects of regulatory compliance, as well as, these activities for other types of businesses, including hospitals, manufacturing and service companies.

Joyce Edelman is an active member of the Porter Wright’s Product Liability and Toxic Tort practice group. A significant portion of her practice involves defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex product liability and mass tort litigation. She has also litigated claims involving antide- pressants, vaccines, breast implants, spinal instrumentation, latex gloves, surgical clips and needle products, among others. She has extensive toxic tort experience and currently represents a domestic subsidiary of an international food company against claims that allege its product was responsible for workplace injuries. She also has experience in the defense of health care providers in medical malpractice litigation.

Hans Scherner practices in the areas of civil trial and appellate litigation in state and federal courts, medical malpractice and other professional liability, personal injury, product liability, and other civil litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (1997), and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 1989; Central Ohio Best Lawyer of the Year in 2009: Personal Injury Litigation; and Professionalism Award, Columbus Bar Association, 2003.

11:30 - Registration and Lunch (optional)

12:00 - Welcome and Program Introduction
Lisa R. House
Reminger Co., LPA

Stacey A. Borowicz
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

12:00 - Corporate Transactional Attorney Presentation
Susan Zaunbrecher
Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
Overview of Transactional Negotiation Situations Steps for Successful Negotiation in Transactions

Litigation Attorney Presentation
Joyce Edelman
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
Overview of Litigation Negotiation Situations Steps for Successful Negotiation in Litigation

Mediation Attorney Presentation
Hans Scherner
Scherner, Hanson & Cornwell, LLC
Overview of Mediation Negotiation Situations Steps for Successful Negotiation in Mediation

1:00 - Moderator and Panel Led Discussion

1:50 - Questions and Conclusion of Program

2:00 - End of Program

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