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Conflict Resolution: Four Takeaways in 20 Minutes

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Conflict Resolution: Four Takeaways in 20 Minutes

  1. 1. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC Conflict Resolution: Four Takeaways in 20 Minutes August 27, 2014 Junior League of Dallas • JLD Headquarters
  2. 2. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC One Tire Too Many? 2
  3. 3. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC … and the assembly line doesn't work. 3
  4. 4. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC • Goals • Constraints • Audiences 4 What’s Different?
  5. 5. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC What do we all need? 5
  6. 6. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC6 Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC 6 John DeGroote is a former global company general counsel now serving as a mediator, arbitrator and court-appointed trustee in significant business disputes. He believes that hands-on leadership, early matter assessment, and aggressive project management drive results. • Serves as mediator and arbitrator in significant business disputes. • Appointed to serve as the Liquidating Trustee to the BearingPoint, Inc. Liquidating Trust by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. • Served from 2000 through 2008 as the Chief Litigation Counsel to KPMG Consulting/BearingPoint; led a team of over 40 in-house lawyers around the globe as the Company's Chief Legal Officer from 2008 through late 2009, when he became the Company's President. • Serves as a privately-appointed corporate officer and director in select situations. • Previously practiced with the law firms of McKool Smith, P.C. and Jackson Walker, L.L.P., with a focus on complex technology, commercial, and intellectual property litigation matters against and for various Fortune 500 companies. • Received his mediation training from Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in 2005. Has participated in over 200 mediations in approximately 20 states as a client executive, as outside or in-house counsel, and as a party. • Serves as a co-founder to online decision tree tool ResolutonTree.com and comments on litigation management, settlement techniques and negotiation strategies at settlementperspectives.com. • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1990 • B.A., Mississippi State University, 1986 John DeGroote President, John DeGroote Services, LLC Hickory Street Annex 501 S 2nd Avenue, Suite A-700 Dallas, Texas 75226 office 214 • 887• 3484 cell 214 • 288 • 6864 jd@johndegroote.com
  7. 7. Copyright © 2014 John DeGroote Services, LLC

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