ASU Law to Honor SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein with Alumni Service Award

The Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law announced this year's 2021 Alumni Service Award honoree, Mr. Lester W. Schiefelbein, Jr., JD, LLM. In 2018, Les provided an endowment to establish the Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Program within the Lodestar Dispute ...
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SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein to Speak at ITechLaw Webinar

On May 20th, Les will be a speaker for the ITechLaw “Disputes in Space: Mediate and Arbitrate” Webinar. Aerospace is one of the most technically diverse and innovative industries today. Technology development, design, and application provide state-of-the-art aircraft, satellites, missiles, ...
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SVAMC Announces New Board Members

PALO ALTO, Calif. – November 16, 2020 – The Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC) announced today the appointments of six new SVAMC Directors. The group of leading arbitration and mediation practitioners includes Bill ...
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SVAMC CEO Les Schiefelbein Delivers 2020 Commencement Address

Les Schiefelbein delivered the commencement address at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Convocation on December 14, 2020. Les, a fellow Arizona State University law school graduate was proudly serving as a JAG lawyer in the United States Air Force ...
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Les Schiefelbein Interviewed on Daily Journal Podcast

Podcast host Howard Miller talks with Les Schiefelbein, CEO of SVAMC on Daily Journal episode, "The World Today: Resolving International Technology Disputes." Listen to the podcast here ...
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Raymond Bender Authors Chapter in LexisNexis Book on International Commercial Arbitration

SVAMC Tech List Appointee, Ray Bender, recently published a chapter entitled, "International Arbitration---Satellite Communications: Arbitrator Perspective," in the 2020 LexisNexis book, "International Commercial Arbitration Practice." This collective work, captures the development of ICA from different perspectives and uniquely brings together ...
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Paul Mason Speaks and Publishes Articles on the Singapore Convention and the Arbitration – Mediation connection

In May-June 2020, Paul Mason spoke about the Singapore Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation in webinars presented by 4-5 Gray's Inn Square/London and the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration/Rio de Janeiro. In July, he was a ...
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Les Schiefelbein, SVAMC CEO, Named to ICC Task Force

Les has been named as a U.S. member to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Task Force on "ADR and Arbitration." The Task Force is organized by the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. The Commission is a unique think ...
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The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference 2020

International dispute resolution is complex and constantly evolving due to the fast pace of the global economy and technological innovation. The Second Annual Schiefelbein Global Dispute Resolution Conference will convene top lawyers, counsel for global corporations, internationally-recognized arbitrators and mediators, ...
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Vicki Veenker, SVAMC Tech List Appointee, Speaks on Panel: Mediation and Arbitration of IP Disputes

The APABA Silicon Valley IP Committee hosted a panel, which included experienced local neutrals and the former Deputy Director General of the WIPO. An array of subjects were covered from mediating in the Northern District to international arbitration. Speakers included:Shirish ...
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