Ben Picker has an active ADR practice, serving both as a mediator and arbitrator in business disputes and as a trainer in mediation and negotiations. He has successfully resolved several hundred domestic and international commercial disputes with a cumulative value of several billion dollars.
In 2010, Mr. Picker received the American Bar Association’s “Lawyer as Problem Solver Award.” The award is presented annually to an individual or institution that demonstrates “profound creativity in problem solving.”
Mr. Picker is a member of the National Panel of Distinguished Neutrals of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR); a member of the Commercial Mediation, Arbitration, International and National Class Action Panels of the American Arbitration Association; a fellow of both the American College of Civil Trial Mediators and the International Academy of Mediators and is certified by the International Mediation Institute. He is the author of Mediation Practice Guide – A Handbook for Resolving Business Disputes (Second Edition) published by the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution, and has written numerous book chapters and articles on mediation and arbitration. Mr. Picker has lectured widely on ADR related topics at law schools, business schools, and organizations such as the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association, CEDR and CPR.