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Diane Gold
Diane Gold

Practitioner Mediator

Practitioner MediatorThis mediator has at least 100 hours of mediation training, has mediated at least 50 cases for at least 200 hours, agrees to take part in at least 12 hours per year of continuing mediation education, and subscribes to Mediate.com's required standards of mediation practice..Premium Member

Diane Gold

As a workplace mediator, I help employers resolve workplace conflict in a convenient, timely and cost effective way.  In additional to workplace disputes involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation, I also mediate employee relations issues such as respect, communication, inter-personal conflict, management styles, clarity of roles, expectations, boundaries, authority, workplace behavior, and the overall health of the organization.

My practice includes both legal and non-legal matters.

My services are available virtually and in the Washington DC metro area.

ADR Experience

I received training in workplace mediation from the Northern Virginia Mediation Service in 2001 and have successfully mediated cases for large and small private organizations, non-profits and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Additional conflict resolution experience includes my service as an Arbitrator with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), including my training and service as a Chairperson.

Approach

I use a facilitative approach where I help parties collaborate in order to:  identify and clarify issues, explore creative options for resolving issues, and reach a mutually satisfactory agreement.  The parties can be and feel heard and can create their own agreement for moving forward.  This process restores harmony, communication and trust to the workplace.

Education

J.D. American University, Washington College of Law

B.A. Lehigh University, with honors

Areas Of Practice

  • ADA
  • Bullying
  • Civil Rights (discrimination)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Labor - Management
  • LGBTQ
  • Non Profits
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Ombuds

Fees and Provisos

Fees are typically based on an hourly rate and may vary depending on the type of the matter.

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

Professional Associations

  • EEOC, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • FINRA, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • SHRM, Society for Human Resource Management
  • HRLF, Human Resources Leadership Forum
  • ACR, Association for Conflict Resolution
  • AWI, Association of Workplace Investigators
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