Ehsan Ali is a practicing New York lawyer, arbitrator, dispute resolution specialist, and mediator. He resides in New York City and mediates with the New York Peace Institute and Venn Mediation. He attained his B.A. from American University, majoring in Communications, Law, Economics, Government and Philosophy. He went on to graduate with distinction from Columbia Law School. While an associate at a leading New York law firm, he worked on major national and international arbitral cases, successfully representing clients in major matters valued between $25,000,000 and $50,000,000. Thereafter, he has served as outside general counsel to a number of startups handling a full range of matters including dispute resolution and contractual negotiations, particularly in the entertainment space. This richly varied experience has given him a unique perspective on conflicts, especially those that are particularly heated and where it seems everything is at stake. His current and former clients include Fortune 500 companies and hot up-and-coming startups operating in the New York area.