One of our very own panelists, Margaret L. Shaw, Esq., was honored with CPR’s James F. Henry award, recognizing her leadership, innovation and sustaining commitment to the field of ADR. The award was presented at CPR Institute’s 30th Annual Awards for Outstanding Scholarship in ADR on January 17, 2013 in San Diego.
This award is a wonderful testament to the type of neutral that Margaret is. The CPR Institute’s Awards Program recognizes exceptional practical achievement and scholarship in the field of ADR. Award criteria focused on processes, techniques, systems, commitment and scholarship, which address the resolution, prevention or creative management of major disputes involving public or business institutions between corporations, governments or other parties.
Margaret is widely respected for her persistence and creativity in reaching settlement. She has participated in the resolution of thousands of disputes nationwide. A former civil litigator, Margaret has maintained an active ADR practice for nearly 30 years and is the author of numerous articles on a variety of aspects of the ADR field. She was also an Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU Law School where she taught ADR and negotiation for nearly 25 years.
Over the years, CPR Institute has recognized individuals for their commitment to the principles of ADR and for outstanding achievement and contributions to the field of commercial conflict resolution. Margaret joins an immensely talented and well-respected group of past winners that include Kenneth R. Feinberg (2010), the Right Honourable Lord Woolf of Barnes (2007), Senator George J. Mitchell (2004), Hon. Janet Reno (2003), and Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer, Supreme Court of Ohio (2002).