San Antonio Mediator Don Philbin was one of four San Antonio lawyers recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 in the fields of Arbi.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 12, 2011
San Antonio Mediator Don Philbin was one of four San Antonio lawyers recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 in the fields of Arbitration and Mediation. Mr. Philbin has been listed in alternative dispute resolution categories of Best Lawyers since 2007.
Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.
Don Philbin, J.D., M.B.A., LL.M., is an AV-rated attorney-mediator with extensive business, legal, and negotiation experience and education. He has resolved disputes and crafted deals for more than two decades as a business and commercial litigator, general counsel, and president of technology-related companies. Don holds a Masters of Law degree from Pepperdine’s top-ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, where he is now an adjunct professor, has been trained and published at Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, is an elected Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators, the American Academy of Civil Trial Mediators, and the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, and was one of the first U.S. mediators certified under the international standards established by the International Mediation Institute. He has mediated hundreds of individual and class matters in a wide variety of substantive areas and serves as a neutral on several panels, including CPR’s Panels of Distinguished Neutrals. Don has published widely in the field, is Co-Chair of the ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s Negotiation Committee, and a member of the ADR Section Council of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Philbin is listed in the international who’s who of commercial mediation, The Best Lawyers in America, Texas Super Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in San Antonio. His firm is listed in the U.S. News and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” survey and the bar register of preeminent lawyers.