SVAMC Call for Papers

SVAMC’s “Call for Papers” invites submissions for its inaugural writing competition. This competition seeks to provide an opportunity to young practitioners, including law students, to write about technology dispute resolution-related […]

The Efficient Arbitrator – In the Post-Pandemic Era

Much has been said of efficiency in arbitration, including the need to appropriately balance time and cost efficiency with a process ensuring a fair and just result. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in the adoption of new technologies in arbitration, along with new protocols and practices, that merit re-examination of efficiency in arbitration. This article addresses what it takes to be an efficient arbitrator in the post-pandemic era.

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. […]

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, […]

SVAMC – YP: Field Note on Virtual Proceedings

Thomas Walsh, Sofia Klot, Tim Chen, and Matheus Bastos Oliveira Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP Our team participated in one of the first virtual merits hearings held under the auspices […]

An Interview with the CEO

Interviews with Our Editors: Arbitrating Silicon Valley Disputes with Lester Schiefelbein, CEO of the Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Center (SVAMC). Read the full interview on the Kluwer Arbitration blog […]